Operational Buyer Amsterdam Noord-Holland

WANTED: Operational Buyer (Netherlands)
Soort dienstverband: Detachering
Sector: Zware Industrie
Salarisklasse: vanaf €4500,-
Vacaturenummer: O210393
Andrea Blonk a.blonk@selectum.nl
+31646617836 Interesse in deze vacature?


As our Operational Buyer for Mining and Capital Equipment you will actively participate in the sourcing activities with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining or improving quality or vendor service levels. You will work closely together with the Global Sourcing Managers who are responsible for the global sourcing strategy for a specific range of equipment. Your focus will be split across long term projects such as assisting in preparing and coordinating bids, as well as operational activities such as monitoring the purchasing process and negotiate with suppliers.
As Operational Buyer, you have a key role in our organization. You will interact with sites, suppliers and colleagues from all over the globe on a day to day basis.

Additionally, you will also:
• Actively participate in the sourcing activities for the Mining & Equipment subcategory;
• Issue purchase orders and call-offs;
• Follow up on orders to ensure that items are shipped and delivered on time;
• Address & solve issues during the sourcing process;
• Analyze processes and share learnings within the organization;
• Review, prepare, verify and approve financial and business transactions within established frameworks and guidelines.


Our client is one of the world’s largest fertilizer companies. They provide farmers, growers and manufacturers on five continents with a wide range of high-performance plant nutrition solutions: potash, Polysulphate, phosphoric fertilizers, phosphoric acid, specialty fertilizers, phosphate rock and tailor-made compound fertilizers.


Selectum brings clients and technicians together. We do this for temporary and permanent contracts. We have a wide experience in guiding highly skilled technical professionals coming from abroad to start working in the Netherlands. We will assist you through all kinds of issues like legislation, permit, requirements and housing. Our motto is "Making it work together!". This is the basis for a long-term cooperation and and we are happy to support you and your career. We offer you a competitive salary within the sector and, in addition, we pay out an annual profit sharing and we never forget your birthday!


About you:
  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in a technical field (i.e. mechanical/electrical technician, mechanical/electrical/chemical engineering, industrial/process/manufacturing engineering, industrial project management, etc.);
  • Relevant work experience in an analytical and coordinating role, preferably within technical procurement (heavy industry);
  • Strong Excel and SAP and/or Ariba skills;
  • Experience with the specifics of Processing-, Technical- & Maintenance Equipment is an advantage.
Languages: Excellent command of English with a combination of Spanish strong preferred, any other language can be of an advantage.


Are you interested to know more about this challenging position? And are you a Operational Buyer? Please click the apply button and send us your resume. For any further information you can contact us via A.Blonk@Selectum.nl or call Andrea Blonk, 06-46617836.

Interesse in de vacature: Operational Buyer?

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