Purchaser / Category Buyer

Purchaser / Category Buyer - Roermond



International, Overig

Primary Locatie: Roermond, Nederland – Job ID R22008620

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As a Purchaser / Category Buyer for UPS SCS NL, you’re responsible for vendor management including sourcing, negotiating, selecting, qualifying, performance evaluating and retaining relationships – supporting both GLD and HLD sites. As subject matter expert you act as primary interface between business and vendor, with a high level of independency and responsibility, managing your own portfolio of ~80 vendors. You collaborate with the cross-functional departments and are responsible for providing analytical support for process improvement and commodity-related initiatives.

What will your day look like?

  • Conduct all facets of procurement responsibilities, including RFP’s, feasibility studies, contract administration, spend and cost saving analysis that support executive decision-making in finalizing contracts;
  • Coordinate vendor escalations, complaints and requests receiving from the business in collaboration with the different departments;
  • Make sure that procurement procedures and strategy are up-to-date and followed at all times;
  • Support EU Procurement in new project initiatives for the business;
  • Lead negotiations for the best rates in combination with optimal Terms and Conditions and manage service levels agreements – for both new and existing contracts;
  • Supervise the weekly temp agency hour process, corrections and billing;
  • Process new vendor requests from the business in association with F&A and EU Procurement;
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable on solving vendor invoice issues, adjusting payment details and matching Oracle ERP purchase orders;
  • Ensure all vendors are compliant to our quality standards including qualifying regulations for HLD Critical and NL Critical vendors.

What skills are we looking for?

  • Education: Bachelor/BA, preferably in business or supply chain management;
  • Relevant experience of 2-3 years in a Procurement/Logistics environment;
  • Fluent in English (Dutch and/or German are pre);
  • Strong analytical, hands-on and able to communicate and connect on different levels in the organization;
  • Confident in negotiating towards achieving business goals and adequate in maintaining vendor relationships;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint – experience with Oracle ERP and/or Coupa system is a pre;
  • Good discipline in time management and an ability to work within set deadlines;
  • Independent and pro-active driven with a sense of constant improvement.
  • Werknemerstype: Vast

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