Techniek Vast Bachelor's Degree Geleen
Techniek Vast Bachelor's Degree Geleen

At a worldwide manufacturing company, with a big location in Geleen, we have the vacancy:

Tactical Buyer


Where do you work:

The Tactical Project Buyer serves as a procurement business partner.
Capturing requirements, identifying opportunities, intensive co-operation with the internal customers and Procurement colleagues delivering value, in an efficient manner and fully compliant with Procurement Policy is of utmost importance.


As a Tactical Buyer you have the following responsibilities?

  • Procure local Projects;
  • Manage the Sourcing, Contracting and Procurement of assigned Maintenance CAPEX projects;
  • Implement sourcing via competitive bidding as much as possible;
  • Responsible for value creation;
  • Ensure compliance to regional legislation, global standards, requirements, policies and procedures including EHS;
  • Execute Vendor Qualification;
  • Execute project supplier management;
  • Achieve high supplier performance, ensure delivery at most profitable conditions in the current market and stimulate continuous improvement;
  • Supplier evaluation;
  • Manage complaint handling/ claims;
  • On incidental basis provide operational support and solve critical procurement problems;
  • Expediting;
  • Connect with Corporate functions like Legal and Insurance;
  • Share knowledge of procurement processes and policies with the internal organization.

As a Tactical Buyer you recognize yourself in the following:

  • At least Bachelor degree (or equivalent through experience) in a related field;
  • Tactical purchasing experience and preferably procurement specific education in the mentioned field. (e.g. NEVI 1, 2);
  • A minimum of 3-5 years working experience with internal customer base;
  • Familiarity with manufacturing and materials, preferably a technical background;
  • Capability of professional time management, communicate on progress and escalate if needed;
  • Proven negotiation and analytical skills;
  • Administrative affinity and knowledge SAP-MM, including accuracy;
  • Customer focus;
  • Team player;
  • Flexible in picking up extra works and taking the extra step if needed;
  • Steady & robust personality, able to work successful in a technical environment with project managers and other stakeholders;
  • Proven execution and delivering results capabilities;
  • Proven communication & interpersonal competences resulting in best team results;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, verbal and writing.

You will immediately receive a contract with our client as well as good secondary employment conditions that we would like to explain further.

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