Job Purpose :
maintains a long-term relationship with suppliers and aims for the best mix of price, quality, level of collaboration and on time delivery;
responsible for purchasing of all technical parts, machines, articles and services.
Main Responsibilities :
vendor management : builds and maintains a professional (international) supplier’s network;
optimizes purchase related processes while utilizing SAP ERP applications;
applies and assesses offers;
creates Purchase Orders in SAP and generates overviews;
prepares forecasts / reports of purchases / monthly spend;
monitors delivery times;
actively seeks and realizes cost optimizations based on Total Cost of Ownership;
takes care of an optimum and efficient Source to Pay process;
drafts and assesses (international) Supply Agreements;
actively follows market developments.
Skills & Competences :
good and clear communication;
capability to coordinate and communicate with internal as well as external stakeholders (sales, finance, transport and logistics, suppliers, );
strong ability to use own initiative;
planning and organizing skills- ability to strategize and plan accordingly;
high attention to detail;
you are willing to travel to build / maintain our (international) supplier’s network;
excellent knowledge of English (every other language is a plus);
first experience as a Purchaser is a must, a technical back ground is a plus;
knowledge of Excel is a must, knowledge of SAP is a plus.
Our client is the industry's largest manufacturer of specialized pipeline construction, automatic welding equipment, Field Joint Coating (PIH) and Inspection services (globally) with a large fleet to support its customer base either for onshore or the subsea pipeline industry and is bases in Zeewolde.
Working at our client means fun and challenging work in an activevenvironment with a positive atmosphere. The keywords client oriented, integrity, respect and responsibility describe our culture.
As a strong team we gather our ideas and work to achieve continuous improvement. We are a leader in our industry and in order to maintain that position, we invest in training and internal mobility.
In our environment you practice a position with great independence and room for initiative.
For this fulltime position we offer you professional growth in an international technical environment as well as the following package;
an attractive salary, completed with benefits such as home-work travel compensation, a minimum of 25 holidays and among others a company pension plan.