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For more than 60 years our client, an international player, has been producing sustainable and energy efficient products in Belgium, based on the latest technological developments.  To support their software tools team they are looking for a passionate

 

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You develop a solid purchasing strategy based on the divisional targets (customer satisfaction, margin expansion and business growth) by actively participating in (re)design projects for aftermarket compressor and piping products. This implies initiating price requests and evaluating suppliers on commercial, technical and logistical level, all whilst respecting legal and regulatory aspects.
  • You communicate relevant information to your internal stakeholders and support them in their project budget and planning.
  • You collaborate closely with internal stakeholders like Marketing and Engineering on technology roadmaps for the commodities you are responsible for. The essence of your function is to use excellent communicative skills to support interactions with both external and internal stakeholders.
  • You lead the negotiations of supply agreements and systematically investigate purchasing synergies within your own department, the division and with colleagues from other product companies. We expect you to initiate and bring into completion saving and availability projects by conducting market research and benchmarks, considering total cost, value creation and possible risks.
  • You work closely with the SQA Engineers on the quality performance evaluation of your suppliers and the related improvement actions. You coordinate, with the Logistical and Customer Service department, the evaluation of the logistical performance of your suppliers and strongly support possible improvement actions. You are heavily involved in the actions to safeguard the deliveries to customers.

PROFILE

  • You have a higher education in business or engineering and a natural talent for pragmatic problem solving.
    • You don’t need to be an expert; you do need a strong willingness to learn. We’re not looking for experience, we’re looking for capabilities and attitude.
  • Knowledge of Dutch and English
    • Italian and Mandarin are a plus.
  • You know the basics of Microsoft Office. BPCS (AS400) and SAP knowledge is a plus.

OFFER

  • You will be working in a progressive international organization where sustainability, innovation, technological development,…. are not empty words.
  • The thrilling experience to completely design a new business critical software platform from concept till worldwide roll-out.
  • You will be part of a multidisciplinary team with a high degree of autonomy and a culture of open dialogue and the desire to continuously improve.
  • You will be working in an environment where continuous learning is strongly encouraged. By achieving results, it is also possible to eventually build a great career within the organization of our client.
  • Our client has several entities, both in Belgium and abroad. This gives working for our client an extra international and dynamic cachet.
  • You will be joining a highly motivated and result-oriented team who will be happy to take you along on their cadence.
  • “Taking responsibility” are not empty words at our client. You get the chance to really make your mark within your field.
  • Our client offers you an attractive remuneration package with extra-legal benefits.

 

YOU LIKE THIS CHALLENGE?

If you are triggered by this vacancy and would like to join our client’s team, please send your motivation letter and CV to p.rubens@talent4people.be or apply via the link below.

 

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