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Aankoper (Commodity)

Via NOVA Engineering

Published on 9 days ago

NOVA Engineering is a partner specialized in project sourcing and recruitment & selection of technical employees and engineers.

Our client is active in the development and production of specific systems used in the Automotive Industry and is part of an international group.
Due to expansion of their team we are looking for a "Commodity Buyer" (temporary assignment):

Aankoper (Commodity)

Job description

The Commodity Buyer manages the spend, sourcing and participate on cross functional commodity teams to establish strategies and actions across a narrow range of commodities to achieve the best value for the company. Participate in activities as part of the Global Supply Chain Management Team.

  • Drive commodity savings, strategy and new program bid list.
  • Support supplier development to identify low cost country sources of supply.
  • Soliciting quotations from suppliers to support strategies and benchmarking.
  • Negotiate proposals that achieve least total cost.
  • Provide sourcing recommendations to the Commodity Manager.
  • Work on assigned activities to improve commodity BOS metrics related to quality, delivery, service and cost.
  • Prepare RFQ’s and execute market tests with alternate suppliers to provide improved competitiveness.
  • Work on supplier VA/VE ideas and development activity in alignment with our companies requirements.
  • Work in compliance with Global Purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Participate in supplier negotiations.
  • Issue and maintain purchase orders to local and global supply base as authorized by the Commodity Manager.


  • Fluent in English.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in Supply Chain Management or related work environment.


  • A challenging and innovative work environment with pleasant atmosphere and potential for career growth.
  • A competitive salary package with fringe benefits.
  • This a temporary assignment of 6 months minimum, possibly longer.
South Limburg (Sint-Truiden - Tongeren)

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