Supplier relations

Indirect Procurement – Buyer

As a Buyer, you will provide purchasing solutions expertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management to deliver maximum value.

  • You are accountable and responsible for the development, and/or communication and implementation of a site sourcing strategy.
  • You recognize, lead and implement continuous improvement initiatives for cost and inventory reductions, and quality improvements.
  • You lead sourcing, logistics and resourcing decisions and decides on prices in source catalogues, You are responsible for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.
  • You are accountable for the liaison with the corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers.
  • You work in close collaboration with a Supply Network Specialist.
  • You support the internal customers taking into account product requirements, delivery of benefits required to sustain a competitive advantage, compliance with procurement and company policies.

 

Requirements

Strong Negotiator, able to interpret, analyse and negotiate contractual cost elements.

Well-developed interpersonal skills in dealing with sensitive issues, reaching consensus, professionalism.

Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills.

Effective communicator in Dutch and English.

The position requires minimum a bachelor’s degree.

 

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in purchasing, logistics.

Knowledge of French.