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Category Lead Buyer

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Strategic and analytical negotiator with long-term vision

Job profile

The Category Lead Buyer ensures competitive sourcing of several Purchasing categories related to Bedding Components at Recticel. You will be based at Kesteren, the Netherlands but will serve all the plants related to the categories he is in charge. With an overall total cost of ownership and added value perspective, you will strategically approach suppliers to ensure optimum, uninterrupted and timely sourcing and supply. You also perform analyzes and identify and implement opportunities short to long term.

The Category Lead Buyer will be project contributor or leader on various projects such as new product line development, standardization. In this role, you shall work in cooperation with Product Development, - Management, and Operations- Supply Chain. It’s important that you are a strong negotiator with commercial, analytical, negotiation and communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Analyse the spends in order to define priority action plan for sourcing and improvements
  • Define and implement sourcing strategy
  • Build and manage relationships with suppliers, and negotiation of contracts with suppliers
  • Ensure proper implementation of contracts, and evaluation of suppliers
  • Lead and contribute to projects,
  • Ensure the proper and efficient implementation of procurement process for his purchasing scope

What we ask

  • Bachelor or master degree in Purchasing, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing or Business or equivalent by experience
  • Training in NEVI 1 or NEVI 2 is a plus
  • Extensive experience in a similar position in a purchasing environment in an international context, of various categories
  • Very good knowledge on all procurement matters, category management
  • Strong negotiation, analytical and communication skills
  • Business acumen and strong drive to achieve performances
  • Expertise in the wood, textile, bedding, furniture domain is a major advantage
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch, French and German or other languages is an advantage

Company profile

Recticel is an international industrial group specializing in the transformation of polyurethane into innovative products and solutions which contribute to daily comfort. Recticel develops, produces and commercializes these solutions to offer an extensive range of value-adding industrial and domestic applications through four distinct business lines: Flexible Foams, Bedding, Insulation and Automotive.

Recticel is active in 27 countries and has a workforce of about 7,600 worldwide. This position is available for the business line Bedding and is located in Kesteren, the Netherlands. 310 employees are permanently employed at the production site in Kesteren.

For more information: www.recticel.nl

Interested?

Siebert & Wassink has been asked by Recticel to assist in making the right choices in strategy and organizational development and is responsible for the recruitment and selection procedure for the Category Lead Buyer.

For more information, contact Tom Munster from Siebert & Wassink. Or apply through the application button.

t: 053 – 480 35 50
m: 06 – 43 03 07 99
e: munster@siebertwassink.nl
w: www.siebertwassink.nl

Locatie

Kesteren

Publicatiedatum

06.03.2019

Contactpersoon

T Munster

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