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Senior NPR Buyer - International Organization

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Venray, Netherlands

  • International organization active in 30 countries

  • In this dynamic job you have a lot of freedom

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International organization in manufacturing & logistics

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In this role you are responsible for procurement of non-production related materials, parts, components, services and equipment. The Sr. Buyer needs to review if the quality of contracted services meets the internal and external quality levels. This function will be responsible for establishing and maintaining good (internal) customer relationships and will drive cost reduction on a continuous basis.


  • Develops policies and procedures for the operation of procurement activities, able to set best practices and can train users;
  • Prepares instructions regarding purchasing systems and procedures;
  • Interface with procurement groups in updating and maintaining company procurement strategies;
  • Implement processes with suppliers to improve on time delivery and Purchase Price Variance of products and services;
  • Implement Vendor Managed Inventory models;
  • Prepares, approves and issues purchase orders and change notices;
  • Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy;
  • Ensures continuity of consumables supply to support production schedules and balances with achieving inventory level targets;
  • Analyzes inventory levels. Supports process to manage excess and obsolete material;
  • Conduct supplier performance reviews and implement processes with suppliers to ensure on time delivery and quality of product and services;
  • Manage the sourcing of new supply bases for competitive pricing, quality and reliable products
  • Keep senior management informed of present/future trends in availability and cost of materials, components and equipment and services.
  • Monitors on-time supplier deliveries, inventory turns, MRP execution, Purchase Price Variance, lead-time reduction, supplier performance and cost analysis;
  • Act as first point of escalation with suppliers;
  • May negotiate major contracts involving large amounts;
  • Ensures purchasing compliance to corporate directives;


  • Bachelor's degree and extensive knowledge of purchasing policies and practices;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a NPR buyer role
  • Excellent knowledge of procurement processes as well as supporting department processes (Receiving, Accounts Payable, Maintenance, Operations) in order to provide leadership in sourcing the assigned commodities for the site.
  • Experience in an international organization
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP applications, MS Excel and other MS office applications;
  • Good communication and negotiation skills (company is looking for someone who is a good negotiator);
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Pro-active initiator, eager, hands-on mentality, team player;
  • Accurate, flexible and able to keep an overview within the dynamics of a logistic environment;
  • Independent and professional working standard.


- Fulltime job

- Flexible working hours

- 24 holidays + 7 ADV days + possibility for 2 extra days

- Competative salary & secondary conditions

- Study arrangement







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