Tactical Purchaser

Drive our global success by managing key supplier relationships and sourcing top-notch resources

IQIP, the global leader in pile driving and handling equipment, is looking for a Tactical Purchaser. Together with our 400 colleagues around the world, we provide smart and sustainable solutions for a variety of projects. Our work extends both at sea, where we contribute to wind farm and oil & gas projects, and on land, where we are involved in projects related to bridges and ports. You will be contributing to developing procurement strategies and maintaining excellent relationships with strategic suppliers, specifically for goods related to Machining and Construction.

Your work

As a Tactical Purchaser, you are responsible for managing existing supplier relationships, sourcing new suppliers, and ensuring they perform optimally. In this role, you report to our Procurement Manager and are a crucial link in the success of our projects worldwide by ensuring the necessary resources.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Developing procurement strategies for machining and construction.
  • Helping suppliers achieve the required qualification status through audit program assistance.
  • Technically and commercially managing contracts.
  • Participating in the RFQ process from start to finish.
  • Developing negotiation strategies in collaboration with the Procurement Manager.

Your profile

  • A completed higher education, preferably in a technical or commercial field.
  • Proven experience in procurement within the heavy steel construction area.
  • Strategic mindset, proactive with a keen eye for quality.
  • Experience with audits and supplier performance improvement.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Dutch is a plus.
  • Ability to learn quickly, especially in the use of ERP software, familiarity with ISAH is welcome.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally.

Our offer:

  • Join us in driving the energy transition!
  • Monthly salary depending on your level and expertise.
  • Annual bonus (profit sharing)
  • 8% holiday pay, paid annually
  • 40 paid annual leave days (27 vacation days + 13 additional days)
  • Benefits such as travel allowance, laptop, and training opportunities, PME pension fund. (CLA/CAO Metalektro applies to this job)
  • Work location is Sliedrecht
  • Flexible working hours

About Working at IQIP

Our greatest passion is technology, and we are deeply committed to our clients’ projects and the sustainable solutions we achieve. No challenge is too big, and by sharing and combining our knowledge, we always provide a solution. We design and manufacture innovative and high-quality heavy equipment. With our expertise and service, we make the difference. Together, we are building the world for future generations.

Safety is our top priority, and everyone’s unique talents contribute to our success. Do you want to be part of our story? Let’s build the world of tomorrow together.

Click on “Apply” to start the journey! Our recruiter will contact you to answer any questions you may have and to get acquainted. From there, you will meet your new colleagues and our unique location!

Tactical Purchaser
Location: Sliedrecht
Department: Business and Projects
Contract type: Permanent
Reference: s4u7d
Published: 22-03-2024

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