Lead Buyer

Lead Buyer – Siemens Energy (HTT), Zoeterwoude



International, Techniek

General Information

  • Location: Netherlands > Zuid-Holland > Zoeterwoude
  • Organization: Gas and Power
  • Business Unit: Generation
  • Full Time / Part Time: Full-time
  • Experience Level: Experienced Professional


Siemens Energy Heat Transfer Technology (HTT) is a reputable OEM HRSG supplier, previously operating under the NEM brand name. We have provided the boilers behind many gas turbines, varying in size from 10 MW up to the largest machines, and for all kinds of fuels and applications. We offer a wide variety of boiler designs in order to be able to meet Customer requirements, focusing on the lowest total installed and/or operational costs.

For our Procurement department at our head office in Zoeterwoude, we are looking for an experienced Lead Buyer.

The procurement department covers the entire supply chain and is responsible for all subcontracting of fabrication, procurement and expediting of materials and equipment and all logistics operations for our projects worldwide. As Lead Buyer you are responsible for the purchasing of equipment like control valves, flow devices, shut-off valves etc. This involves, among others, following tasks:

  • Coordinate and monitor procurement processes,
  • Sending out requests for quotations, evaluation of offers, negotiations and closing of contracts including claims within the set targets,
    develop, present and implement purchasing strategies,
  • Organising eAuctions and Supplier negotiation days,
  • Supplier management, maintaining an actual overview of documentation, information, fabrication capabilities and workload of suppliers,
  • Monitoring of supplier performance and initiating improvement actions.
  • You are a professional partner for the project execution team. You work pro-actively together with other disciplines like engineering, strategic procurement, quality control and sales, to align the need and developments in the equipment assigned to you.


  • We are looking for an experienced buyer with higher professional education, preferably with a technical background and NEVI 1.
  • You have minimum 10 years relevant experience in international technical markets and project organizations. You have a good commercial sense and a clear affinity with and knowledge of legal and financial aspects of purchasing.
  • You are able to communicate and cooperate with different cultures and have a good working knowledge of English and Dutch, both written as well as verbal.
  • Your communication skills are excellent and you are able to work independently. Considering that we work in a project organization, it is essential that your work is transparent for your colleagues and that you carefully align your work with the project execution team.
  • We have multiple projects running in parallel, so you should be able to handle time pressure, act quickly, maintain the overview and structure, and set correct priorities.

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