Procurement Specialist

Are you a critical self-starter with a passion for procurement? Are you eager to work in a dynamic environment where you can show off your proactive attitude and administrative precision? Then we have good news for you: DSV is looking for you!



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Move forward as Procurement Specialist at DSV in Venlo

  • Facility
  • Job Req Number: 69436
  • Time Type: Full Time

You get it done
You will work in a team that works well together. Your future team is driven and committed. We are always looking for the right stock information and have a nose for good deals with our suppliers. You will work on this. You’re on it!

How will you do this? As a procurement specialist, you are responsible for our procurement administration. You ensure that our stocks are always up-to-date and that we never “miss out”. That’s not all! As a procurement specialist, you are involved in (national) procurement projects and tenders, providing our operation with valuable advice on stocks and alternatives for existing consumables.

You get this done by:

managing the procurement process and central stocks, from packaging materials, catering to furniture. You are in the lead;
bringing in the right goods and services on time, always for the best value for money;
maintaining purchasing contracts and contacts with our valued suppliers;
assessing existing suppliers based on agreements made and searching for new top suppliers through quotations and market research, with sustainability playing an increasingly important role.

Your team stands out within DSV because of your drive and experience in the field of procurement. You are an advisor for our organisation, but also keep each other informed of the latest developments in the market. Sustainability and circularity are high on your agenda. After all, this is how we all do our bit, for a greener logistics service.

We are DSV, we grow
DSV is a global provider of transport and logistics services. With offices in more than 80 countries and a growing network of partners, there is no place in the world we cannot reach via transport by air, sea, rail, courier or road or where we can offer storage in warehouses.

“Experience within procurement is nice! But your team will enthusiastically take you into the world of Transport and Logistics,” says David Hermans, Facility Manager.

In the Netherlands, we operate from over 25 branches, with more than 3,000 colleagues. Together we rise to the challenge of a rapidly changing environment. We make quick decisions at every level and combine ambition and teamwork. This is how we move forward and make a difference together.

You bring

  • mbo or bachelor degree in procurement, international business, facility management or similar;
  • some experience as a buyer, procurement or purchasing;
  • experience with procurement systems such as Top Desk or SAP is an advantage. In addition, the Microsoft Office package holds no secrets for you;
  • good command of both Dutch and English;
  • decisiveness, independence, persuasiveness and result-orientation;
  • minimum availability of 32 hours per week.

It all counts for this vacancy of procurement specialist in Venlo. Furthermore, it is of course important that you feel at home with us. That will certainly be possible if you like to keep going, have guts and want to grow with DSV.

You get
Working at DSV means working at one of the top players in the logistics market. DSV is entrepreneurial and competitive, which is why we always want to grow as an organization. That is why we are looking for people who want to grow with us. Besides a challenging job in an international environment we also offer:

  • a salary between €2400 and €3300 per month, depending on the knowledge and experience you bring;
  • a professional and informal working environment where your voice counts and is valued;
  • 24 holidays, 4 adv days and 8% holiday pay;
  • a favourable pension scheme, part of which is non-contributory and an own contribution of 5%;
  • access to knowledge and training through our DSV Academy. This allows you to grow and influence your career path.

Move forward
Send your resume with motivation or leave your details and we will contact you. Any questions about this vacancy? Our corporate recruiter Sanne Reijnders answers all your questions via +31 (0)6 2303 5118 or

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.