Procurement Buyer I

We have an opportunity for a Procurement Buyer to join our team in Delft.



Direct spend, International

  • Delft, Netherlands
  • Employee
  • Procurement Logistics
  • Updated: 12-03-2023
  • Job ID: 7426690

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This job involves the following:

  • Performs the purchase requisitions conversion and administrates the purchase orders to ensure materials are delivered on time.
  • Updates purchase order confirmations received from suppliers in the system and ensures the order confirmations are accurately maintained in the system.
  • Researches and provides constant status to department and management related to material shortages and suppliers’ capacity and capabilities.
  • Performs follow-up on missing order confirmation dates and educate suppliers to confirm each order in the agreed timeline.
  • Manages Past Due POs, identify the Past Due POs and contact the vendors by e-mail/phone to request the order to be delivered on time and educate suppliers to respect the need by date.
  • Manage Pull-ins and Push-outs as requested by Planning, to prevent disruptions, delays, downtime and excess inventory.
  • Researches and provides constant status to department and management related to material shortages and suppliers’ capacity and capabilities.
  • Resolve invoice issues that generates blocked invoices and payment delays.
  • Solves the root cause of the issues encountered and take proactive actions to avoid happening again.
  • Provide analysis such as supplier spend, Purchase Orders created when needed.
  • Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time.
  • Supporting transition projects for suppliers, translation and keeping notes of meetings and updating project plans.
  • Maintains S-OTTR >95%
  • Participate to site meetings, Tier meetings etc., supplier meetings when needed.
  • Deliver process reports when requested.
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers and educate them to follow Honeywell policies.

Qualifications/Education/Skill set requirements:

  • Approx. 2-3 years’ experience in Procurement / Supply Chain, preferable Direct Sourcing or strong willingness to learn.
  • The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, with all levels of employees and management as the candidate will be required to liaise with Sourcing and Supplier counterparts from EMEA.
  • Previous experience in dealing with an ERP system, this role will involve extensive use of SAP.
  • The candidate must understand production dynamics and be able to prioritize the tasks taking into consideration the urgency and impact.
  • The candidate should have prior experience in solving issues related to placing, changing, expediting and administrating the purchase orders.
  • The candidate should have very good Microsoft Office skills and knowledge.
  • Advanced / Upper-intermediate English language and Dutch, German, or French language (optional).
  • Exposure to Lean Six Sigma (optional).

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you.

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