Strategic Purchaser E&A / Combat

Vlissingen

Marine Engineering, Office

Full Time

€4000 - €5500

Bachelor

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Job description

The role
The Strategic Purchaser E&A/Combat develops, improves, and ensures professional relationships with (strategic) subcontractors and suppliers. Initiates market research and monitors and reports cost trends for key commodities. Leads a category team in purchasing materials and products and outsourcing activities.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop professional relationships in the marketplace to understand industry changes that may impact the company’s business.
  • Monitor and report on cost trends for key commodities.
  • Ensure all supplier contracts are complete, properly executed, and have considered all cost variables.
  • Research, qualify and evaluate on a project basis (Int.) national suppliers & sub-contractors.
  • Initiate market research and enhance supplier development to build up, maintain and ensure a suitable (strategic) supply base.
  • Drive improvement processes with (strategic) subcontractors and/or suppliers based upon supplier qualification and/or evaluation.
  • Ensure supply contingency plans are in place in case key suppliers are unable to perform as required.
  • Develop, initiate & maintain project-related terms & conditions.
  • Responsible for creating unambiguous processes, procedures, preconditions for the acquisition process (project-based and non-project-based).
  • Leading a category team, defining category strategies, implementing and executing strategy (with relation to both strategic and non-strategic suppliers).
  • Define procurement budgets for the Products and Proposals department.
  • Provide reliable information for budget and cost price calculations.
  • Developing and maintaining quotation evaluations and key figures.
  • Purchase products and materials and outsource activities (specifying, selecting, evaluating, contracting, contract management, and aftercare).
  • Set up proposals for standardization, develop framework contracts and monitor and maintain them.

Job requirements

  • Bsc or Msc preferably in Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Nevi-1, Nevi-2 and preferably Nevi-3
  • 10 years of experience in a technical environment
  • Experience with complex projects and project management
  • Substantive knowledge of or experience with strategic sourcing principles
  • Strong negotiation skills and assertiveness in combination with an independent, well structured, and hands-on mentality
  • Ability to incidentally travel long distances and work abroad
  • Languages: Fluent English and Dutch
  • EU citizenship or EU work visa is required
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

Our offer

  • Salary 4000 - 5500 gross per month, depending on knowledge and level of experience
  • Challenging projects in a technology and innovation-driven international work environment
  • Opportunities for personal and career development
  • Active corporate culture with many events & sports

Company description

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