Tactical Buyer

Do you like to strengthen the Sourcing team of a medical device company in the middle of an exciting scale-up phase with continuous new business developments going on?

The job

You are responsible for tactical sourcing support in (new business) projects, covering the full sourcing process including determining the product specifications (together with the development team), translation thereof in purchasing specifications, selection of potential suppliers and negotiating contracts for raw materials, components, outsourced products and high-tech equipment.

You maintain relationships with our supplier base and keep track of agreements / actions and follow-up thereof. You lead or take part in projects to optimize the partnerships in our supply chain, in line with our Sourcing Strategy.

In addition, and only initially until the Sourcing team is further expanded, you are responsible for the operational execution of direct and indirect purchasing.

Your talents

We are looking for a persistent buyer and excellent negotiator. You are eager to learn and have the ambition to grow to a senior function as a Strategic Buyer. People find you a pleasure to work with and you are capable of building strong long-term relationships. You have an ambitious drive and a high level of energy. You always strive for the best and it is your nature to look for continuous improvement.

Qualifications & competencies

  • HBO/ University degree in commercial technical engineering or similar; NEVI I
  • Several years of relevant work experience in a technical sourcing environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbally and written) in Dutch, English and preferably German
  • Comfortable to work in an international environment
  • Structured, accurate, independent, pro-active and results-driven character
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to make and implement decisions
  • Able to work in multi-disciplinary teams

We offer

A challenging job in an inspiring and rapidly developing high-tech company, where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is one of our most important assets. We embrace initiatives, ownership and a strong team spirit. By providing freedom, we support you to be creative and to organize the job in accordance with the overall goals of Fortimedix Surgical. We are committed to support your professional and personal development and give you the opportunity to cooperate with talented people. 

Interested?
Please submit your resume and motivation via the form below. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy or the applying procedure in general, please contact Madeleine Bruinink (HR Officer) : +31 (0)45-544 95 20.

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated

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