International Purchaser

Hours per week
40 hours
Contract type
Salary indication
€ 2700,- p/m
Vacancy number

About the job

About the job

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.

What we offer

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.

Job requirements

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;
· demonstrate pro-activeness;
· 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.

About the company

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.

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Job information

Unique Uitzendbureau Harderwijk

Donkerstraat 3
3841 CA Harderwijk

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