To grow our team of process and machine design experts, we are recruiting a
Buyer / Purchasing Engineer
You execute and lead all technical procurement activities for the Fette Compacting Belgium site. This is partly direct procurement from local and international suppliers, while the other part is coordinated through the procurement department of Fette Compacting Germany.
You agree technical specifications, negotiate pricing and contract terms, issue purchase orders and track timely delivery.
You will work closely together with our development engineers to select the best combination of product/solution and supplier from both a technical and a commercial point of view. As such, you will significantly contribute to the technical decision making in our development program.
You constantly dig into the market to bring new suppliers with innovative solutions. You establish and develop supplier relationships, including negotiation of supply frame agreements.
Furthermore, you will together with a team of procurement and IT engineers of Fette Compacting Germany implement SAP at Fette Compacting Belgium.
You will report directly to the Managing Director.
Your profile / requirements
You have a technical engineering degree.
You have experience in international and technical procurement.
You have functional knowledge of multiple SAP modules, including procurement and logistics.
You have excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills in Dutch and English. German and/or French is a plus.
You are a fluent user of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
You are prepared to travel occasionally within Europe to visit suppliers and technical trade fairs.
You combine analytical thinking with technical creativity.
You are a team worker and dynamic personality, flexible and eager to learn.
Competitive remuneration package including extralegal benefits
Work in a highly creative R&D team in an international high-tech business environment
Opportunity to grow, together with our Belgian entity, into the function of Procurement Manager, responsible for all procurement activities (also non-technical) and leading the procurement team