In the position of Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for the procurement of all technical components and hydraulics for our client in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Further you will also become responsible for the procurement of all technical requirements for their production plants. You will lead a team of 6 fte and you will professionalize the procurement organization and the co-operacion of procurement with other internal departments.
You will improve the co-operation with the current suppliers, but also source new products and new suppliers world wide. You will report directly to the European Procurement Director.
Global Procurement and sourcing of technical components, hydraulics and machinery for the European production and assembly plants,
Improving the strategic procurement and supply chain organization,
Provide overall leadership for all categories, management, supplies and services,
Drive and manage aggressive regional and site cost reduction,
Manage and maintain the procurement budgeting and reporting; develop appropriate tools for performance and compliance monitoring,
Create competitive advantage through the development and implementation of effective supply strategies that deliver lowest total cost, insure security of supply, and build and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers,
Negotiate and implement contracts that deliver competitive advantage,
Establish supplier selection, management and evaluation processes,
Set and drive initiatives regarding Sourcing strategies, industry outlooks, price forecasts and supplier management plans that meet business requirements,
Ensure compliance with purchasing policies, procedures and ethics and adherence to relevant laws and industry regulations.
You have +5 years experience as a Procurement Manager of technical components, hydraulics an/or machinery.
A university degree including additional Procurement & Supply Chain Management and or engineering educations,
Strong communication skills with all internal levels and external constituencies,
An effective negotiator with strong interpersonal skills,
Experience of working within a multicultural environment is a prerequisite,
Ideally will have experience in supply development, global Sourcing, e-commerce, best purchasing practices,
Must be analytical, broad business understanding, and strong business ethics and integrity.
What our client offers
An attractive position with excellent growing opportunities and short communication lines, in an international environment that stimulates initiatives. Further the position comes with an excellent remuneration between 80 - 90 K euros annual, a company car, laptop, mobile, a nearly full pension package and other interesting secondary benefits.
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