Yacht is in search for a medior project buyer

Technical Buyer

Client of Yacht

9055802 | EINDHOVEN | Vast | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

As Procurement Engineer you oversee the purchasing activities of technical goods and services for the realization of our projects. Your challenge is to assure proper implementation of supplier relations and agreements that provide purchasing solutions at the lowest total costs matching the design requirements. You have very detailed knowledge of our equipment; materials and supplies used and are able to identify companies that sell them.
o Tactical buying of complete projects;
o Manage supplier relations locally and internationally (Europe and China);
o Negotiate contracts and ensure a reliable delivery;
o Actively cooperate with a variety of stakeholders (both internally and externally);
o Support for design changes in close cooperation with the engineering team;
o Able to integrate technical knowledge with business acumen;
o Realize savings on new concepts and continuous improvements
o Yearly vendor rating;
o Active participation in cross functional team (engineering, quality, assembly, finance, marketing product/ project management)
o Quality assurance:
o Facilitate/support/execute quality checks at suppliers 
o Responsible for product quality and internal quality inspections;
o Advisory role in case of deviations;
o The job demands multi-tasking with changing priority.


You are ambitious, proactive and willing to learn. You have a team spirit and it is easy for you to communicate with people in different disciplines. Because of your positive attitude, you can easily motivate others and you have a natural persuasiveness. To be successful in this challenging environment, you also bring:
o A Bachelor or Master degree in purchasing, business or technical field;
o Affinity with technology;
o 2-4 year experience in a technical project environment;
o Fluency in Dutch and English.

o Stress-resistant;
o Effective verbal and written communication skills;
o Ability to analyse bills of material and drawings to understand key requirements;
o Ability to identify cost reduction opportunities;
o Helicopter view;
o Knowledge and direct experience in negotiating contracts;
o Decisive;
o Planning and organizing;


A contract directly at our client. You get the possibilities to develop yourself on both a professional as personal level. You will get a challenging- and above all independent role in an inspiring work environment with unique High Tech projects.


High Tech Industry


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Schirien van der Borgh via telefoonnummer 06-10952108

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