Your main tasks and responsiblities
As a Strategic buyer you are, independently, responsible for the purchase of technical components for the development and production of stair lifts.
You are particularly closely involved with new developments (R&D), but also with changes and improvements to the product.
As a Strategic buyer you have the following (main) tasks / responsibilities :
In this position you report to the international group director of purchasing. You also have very close communication with local management, R&D engineers, operational purchasing, production and logistics.
It is a stand-alone function in Heerhugowaard with a lot of self-responsibility and autonomy.
You are traveling approximately 20% of your time.
Who are we looking for?
If you can combine your technical expertise with your experience as a purchasing professional, you are the perfect candidate for this position.
You recognize yourself in the following matters :
In addition, your personality is at least as important :
What do we offer?
About the company
Handicare offers solutions and support to increase the independence of the physically challenged or elderly people and to enable them to live an active life on their terms and to facilitate for their care providers and family.
Our offering encompasses a comprehensive range of straight and curved stairlifts, transfer, lifting and repositioning aids, vehicle accessibility products and solutions and medical equipment.
Approximately 70 percent of our sales are for care in the home, Homecare’ and the reminder for hospitals and institutions, Institutional’.
Handicare is a global company with sales in more than 20 countries and are a market leader in this field. The head office is in Stockholm, Sweden and manufacturing and assembly are located at six sites distributed across North America, Asia and Europe.
We are approximately 1,150 employees. In 2018, revenue totalled MEUR 290,9.