Beaumont Select

Buyer - MRO/Capex

Competitive remuneration package
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for Dutch or Hebrew speaking Buyers within the MRO/Capex team within a global conglomerate business during an exciting period of centralisation with strong growth ambitions. Our client is a manufacturer of speciality products based upon improving the wellbeing of the world’s population to be based in their offices in Amsterdam. 

In this role you will actively participate in the  sourcing activities with the goal of achieving cost reductions, whilst maintaining or improving quality or vendor service levels. You will work closely together with the Global Sourcing team 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 the Buyer, you have a key role within the organization. You will interact  with sites, suppliers and colleagues from all over the globe on a day to day basis. This position would offer further development within your procurement career. 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the sourcing activities for the Processing, Technical & Maintenance Equipment sub-category, with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining or improving quality or vendor service levels

  • In charge of the operational part of the sourcing process

  • Issue purchase orders/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

  • Negotiate with local suppliers of Processing, Technical & Maintenance Equipment

  • Assist the Global Sourcing Managers in preparing and coordinating bids, provide them with relevant information

  • Review, prepare, verify and/or approve financial and business transactions within established frameworks and guidelines

Ideal Background

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a technical based field (i.e. mechanical/electrical technician, mechanical/electrical/chemical engineering, industrial/process/manufacturing engineering, industrial project management, etc.)

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in an analytical and coordinating role, preferably within procurement

  • Experience with the specifics of MRO / CAPEX Equipment

  • Excellent command of English & Dutch or Hebrew are essential. Additional language skills are desirable

  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Result driven personality and able to work autonomously

  • Strong business orientation and understanding of business processes

  • Demonstrated skill at maintaining high accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Strategic thinker and pragmatic worker 

In return our client offers an environment in which you can develop your career as well as offering a competitive remuneration package.

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business