Beaumont Select

Indirect Buyer - Graduate

Belgium (BE)
Competitive remuneration package + excellent benefits
18 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Job Level
Buyer, Graduate, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer - Indirect opportunity with a Global OEM Automotive organisation. Our client, a global manufacturing giant we are seeking a passionate Indirects Buyer. You will be responsible for a set of technical categories (Services, R&D equipment, Packaging, etc.)

This is a brilliant opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic graduate (ideally with up to 18 month work/procurement experience); to develop their career in a dymamic, exciting, multicultural environment, in which competence and quality play an important role. The company’s ethos is founded on personal growth and ensuring real opportunities to invest in your future, through on the job development and training. Your effort, dedication and initiative will be rewarded by a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

The Job Description:

  • Formulate and execute purchasing strategies.
  • Select and manage a capable and competitive supplier base.
  • Lead cost reductions activities to meet short term as well as mid to long term cost targets.
  • Lead contract negotiations with suppliers.
  • Set up strong relationship with internal customers.
  • Support purchasing process analysis & optimisation to aim at expanding the scope towards Company Pan-European Networks.
  • Manage daily administration such as pricing, queries from customers and carry out reporting.

About you:

  • You hold a Master degree or Bachelor degree
  • You have a strong interest in technology (automotive or non-automotive related)
  • You have less than 18 months of work experience.
  • You have problem solving skills with a customer focussed mindset
  • You possess the ability to work under pressure
  • You are PC literate {Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • You are willing to Travel up to 10%
  • You are fluent in English (this Global Company’s business language)

Above all you will need to: -

    • wish to develop and you are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets.
    • seek facts before making recommendations or decisions.
    • have strong planning and organization skills
    • enjoy working in a team, respecting others.
    • have a creative mind and passion for cars. (if relevant for function)
    • have excellent communication skills

Our client offers a dynamic and challenging multicultural work environment, being part of a motivated team in which competence and quality plays an essential role. Enhancing personal growth and a real opportunity to invest in your future through on the job development and training. In return you will be rewarded by a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package (bonus scheme / extra-legal benefits (group insurance including a pension plan and risk benefits) / flexible working hours and relocation support).


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


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