Purchasing Manager

Company profile

Our client Tema Fine Foods is an importer of Arabic and Mediterranean products (over 600 items) located in Katwijk (near Nijmegen) the Netherlands. They are the exclusive supplier of many famous brands. All their meat products are “Halal”. Tema imports their products worldwide and distributes mainly within Europe. To exploit even better the potential and dynamics of the European market for fine foods by Tema, Aexecutives is looking for the most suitable candidate for the position of

Purchasing Manager

Job description

The Purchasing Manager is ambitious and entrepreneurial and it is expected that he/she:

  • Follows the purchase strategy and policy set by management;
  • Takes care of the most optimal purchase. Assortment, prices stock;
  • Negotiates: products, prices, qualities, delivery times;
  • Has control on above;
  • Discusses the defects in deliveries with suppliers;
  • Settles claims;
  • Is responsible for monitoring the vendor performance (including quality control, contract agreements etc) and submit this to the vendor and own organization.

Job requirements

  • An extensive international food-purchasing experience, preferable in the market of Oriental and Mediterranean food products;
  • Bachelor level (preferable scm and/or NEVI);
  • Knowledge of and affinity with Arabicfood and preferable a vendor network in mentioned region;
  • Strong personality with a passion for sourcing, supply chain management and food in particular;
  • Language skills necessary English. An advantage are: Dutch, Arabic, German and Turkish;
  • Experienced with Word, Excel and ERP systems (SAP B1 is a plus);
  • Living or willing to relocate to the region Nijmegen, Cuijk, Venray.

What we offer

A very challenging and versatile job with a package, tailored to the position, but also the knowledge and experience of the candidate. There is plenty of room for personal initiative and personal development.

Contact & information

Aexecutives BV

Paul Vallen MM

+316 460 22 22 3