Junior Project Buyer
Did you already gain some initial experience in technology procurement and are you now ready for a second or third step in your career? Is developing excellent relationships with suppliers one of your strengths? If so, keep on reading!
YOUR DAY AT DEMCON AS JUNIOR PROJECT BUYER
Our projects involve high quality standards, technical complexity and highly specific requirements pertaining to our purchased and manufactured components. This means that, as junior project buyer, you are given a great deal of responsibility within the project team for ensuring the availability of materials for our projects.
Internally, you assist colleagues with supplier selection. You know which supplier to tap for a specific component. In addition, you stay abreast of the latest developments and possibilities in the manufacturing industry for precision mechanics, electrical and electronic advancements and plastic production techniques. You disseminate this knowledge within the company.
Colleagues can rely on you for following up on delivered quality and agreements with our suppliers. We demand the utmost from our suppliers at times. As junior project buyer you therefore develop strong relationships with our preferred suppliers, and you safeguard quality and manufacturability through means of cooperation. In this respect you are practical whenever possible, but strict when necessary.
In addition, you devote effort to the further professionalization of the procurement competence within the company. For this purpose you take the initiative of preparing and initiating improvement proposals. You tackle this together with procurement colleagues in other branches. You have the ability of bringing people together for this purpose.
YOUR BACKGROUND, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE AS JUNIOR PROJECT BUYER
- You have a university of applied sciences/university degree in supply chain management, industrial engineering & management, mechanical engineering or equivalent;
- You have a strong technical affinity and you enjoy immersing yourself in developments in the manufacturing industry;
- You possess strong commercial and analytical skills;
- You have a good command of the Dutch and English language.
WHAT WE OFFER
You will be joining a growing and innovative company at Demcon. Given our enterprising nature, we fully commit ourselves to complex technical projects. We assume responsibility in multidisciplinary teams for delivering added value and continue working until the system is operational. This provides you with a challenging and varied environment and the opportunity to develop yourself. Demcon provides guidance in this respect and offers plenty of opportunities for advancement through means of our internal and external offer of courses. We encourage you to use your own initiative and you are given every opportunity to do so. All of this is linked to a salary in line with market conditions and with flexible terms and conditions of employment.
Thanks to enthusiastic and committed colleagues, the lines of communication in our organization are short and the working atmosphere is open and informal. You can expect your contact with colleagues on the work floor and beyond to be enjoyable. We have an active staff association that regularly organizes outings, activities and an annual weekend away.
If we have piqued your interest in this position, we would like to receive your CV.
For any questions or additional information contact Lise Desmense, corporate recruiter, by phone or via WhatsApp at telephone number +31 (0)6 82 18 17 84. To apply for the position junior project buyer send your CV and a short letter explaining your motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org.