Senior Buyer

Functie:
InQuest is looking for a Senior Buyer for our client Solarclarity in the region of Amsterdam.

Sector:
Privaat

Dienstverband:
Vast

Specialisme:
International, Techniek

If you start at Solarclarity, they will send you first on one week holiday. Call it a holiday from the company. In that case you can start your new challenge fresh and rested.


Organisatie

Solarclarity is a fast growing B2B E-commerce company in the solar industry. In the next few years there will be major developments in the field of solar panels, inverters, batteries, mounting systems and energy management. Solarclarity want to support their customers as much as possible by offering them the right products, service and information. You will be crucial to the success of Solarclarity in the role of Senior Buyer.

Senior Buyer (32 – 40 uur) Ref. DH8254

As a Senior Buyer you will manage your own purchase portfolio. You make sure that Solarclarity have their brands in stock, you win the best deals, you’ll manage the contracts with the suppliers and you know all the trends and developments within the market which you can translate to the rest of the organization. Solarclarity will be expanding their business to more and more European countries, which means that you’re standing at the beginning of a new phase for the company, which offers many opportunities for development and growth.

About the vacancy

The challenges within the work are different every week, what keeps the variety and where you have to keep a tight structure for yourself. You can express this in the tasks below.

  • Planning and ordering products based on forecasted demand to serve customers with appropriate stock level;
  • Establishing, maintaining and preserving purchasing relationships;
  • Providing insights into market developments including suppliers, availability, new products, prices and development costs;
  • Identifying points for improvement within our procurement processes and being given the freedom to address these;
  • Negotiating and improving contracts with suppliers;
  • You report to the Purchase Manager and work closely with the Product Management, Operations and Sales departments.

In this job you will get a lot of freedom and responsibility. Solarclarity is a flat, informal organization where own initiative is valued. Change is the order of the day within their fast growing company. This offers great opportunities for personal development.

What do you bring?

  • You have a completed HBO/WO education;
  • You have experience in a similar position, preferably in B2B in technology or electronics;
  • You have experience in managing an international supply base;
  • You have a commercial attitude to realize our growth ambitions;
  • NEVI 1 and NEVI 2 are preferable;
  • You are flexible; no day is the same in the Solarcoaster;
  • You’re fluent in English, speaking another European language is a big plus;
  • Extensive knowledge of an ERP system (e.g. AFAS and/or Slim Stock) is a big plus.
  • And Solarclarity like to see that all their colleagues fit in with their core values.

We keep things simple | We are courageous I We are progressive I We contribute I We are customer-oriented I We work together


What our client has to offer

Well, quite a lot. Not surprisingly, Solarclarity also asks quite a lot of you as a brave, curious, honest, hardworking, friendly, future colleague. This is what you can expect, among other things:

  • A pleasant start-up working atmosphere. Uh, what kind of atmosphere? Energetic, ambitious and fun!;
  • An attractive salary;
  • 25 holiday days + always free on 2 January;
  • A brilliant pension scheme;
  • A staff participation plan. Because they grow together;
  • Hybrid working policy (50/50);
  • Travel allowance of 0,21 cents per KM;
  • Every office day a delicious lunch (this one is really good!);
  • Cosy drinks in their own bar or on the sunny (well, sometimes) roof terrace;
  • Last but not least, Solarclarity gives you a lot of freedom and responsibility. They have little hierarchy, so your own initiative is appreciated. Change is a constant, every day. That is how you keep developing.

Can they simply not manage without you?

Solarclarity believes that the transition to sustainable energy is an urgent necessity, and that solar energy is the game-changer in this respect. This also requires game-changing people. Are you enthusiastic? Will you join Solarclarity and bring the energy world of tomorrow closer? Then this vacancy is something for you!

If you have become enthusiastic, you can contact Martijn Dekkers on 06-8206 2507. Call for a no-obligation conversation and we will discuss your wishes and options. You can apply directly via the application button, stating reference code DH8254.