Dienstverband: Vast
Locatie: Venray

Referentiecode: 1964


Our client is a manufacturer of tools for the protection of cargo. In the past 50 years they developed several innovative solutions wich are used all over the world. With over 450 employees, 3 factories and several global sales offices they provide global availabily of their products.

 Functie omschrijving:

The Senior Buyer will manage global sourcing activities for raw materials and finished products for the global production locations and DC’s. In addition to this the Senior Buyer can serve as a member in a New Product development team where he/she will be responsible for all purchasing activities related to the development of new products.

• To ensure that global sourcing strategies are in place for the assigned commodities
• To ensure that profound market knowledge of the assigned commodities is up to date
• To ensure that on a regular basis assigned commodities and geographical sourcing regions (Global vs. Local) are being analyzed and benchmarked
• To ensure that on a regular basis tender processes are started by using a tender document incl. decision matrix
• To ensure that landed cost price reductions are being realized
• To ensure that contracts are in place
• Perform vendor rating of the assigned commodities
• Continued search for process improvement to reduce complexity and costs
• To serve as a team member in New Product Development projects


• Education at University level; NEVI is a plus
• Minimum of 5 year experience in international Procurement
• Strong negotiating skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Worked with different cultures
• Self-starter
• Ambitious, willing to go the extra mile
• Well-rounded personality
• Excellent team player
• Continuous drive for improvement and development, entrepreneurial
• High energy level, proactive, result driven
• Strong relationship builder (internally and externally)
• Pragmatic, takes initiative
• High level of perseverance, tenacious
• International profile, willing to travel frequently (>25%)
• Excellent communication skills


The company culture is open and informal. Salary is based on 12 months and 8% holiday allowance.