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Procurement Manager - Industrial service provider

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

  • Conducting contract negotiations with suppliers

  • Setting up, implementing and guiding structural supplier management

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Our client is a industrial service provider with a strong national and international network and focus. To expand their procurement team we're currently looking for a european procurement manager. As a European Procurement Manager you are responsible, within an assigned product group, for all strategic procurement activities, including supplier selection resulting from new product opportunities or supply chain optimization within Europe. You will coordinate strategy with colleagues from the Center of Expertise, Business Development and our European locations. You will have a strong focus on continuous improvement, synergy and of course the realization of excellent procurement results. You will report to the European Procurement Director and you will be the link with product management and local purchasing departments.

Taken en verantwoordelijkheden

In this position you are responsible for the purchasing results of your assigned product group within the region of Europe. The following activities are relevant to the position:

  • You are responsible for the strategic purchasing of products within your product group at European level;
  • Guiding and participating in complex purchasing processes, sourcing strategies and market analysis;
  • Guiding and participating in setting up supply chains between external suppliers, the wider internal organization
  • Conducting contract negotiations with suppliers on behalf of the various organizations and coordination with the local purchasing departments within Europe,
  • Setting up, implementing and guiding structural supplier management and following up on actions that deliver improved supplier performance
  • Maintaining relationships with suppliers;
  • Initiating continuous improvement processes, both internally and externally,
  • Defining processes and safeguarding them


  • Bachelor or master degree
  • NEVI1 certification
  • At least 5 years of experience within a strategic purchasing role in an international environment
  • Preferably you have a background in the manufacturing industry of technical services
  • An excellent command of the English language (Dutch is a big plus)
  • Strong deal closer and excellent stakeholder management skills
  • You show passion, drive & initiative and have an interest of follow national and international market developments within your field
  • You are used to developing relationships and delivering results from a leading and coordinating role, taking local situations and interests into account.


A challenging and dynamic role within a global company

Competitive primary and secondary benefits package




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