Purchasing Manager

For a rapidly expanding European import/export company in Mediterranean and Arab food specialties, located in the Nijmegen region, 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, time and stock;
  • Negotiates: products, prices, qualities, delivery times;
  • Maintains control over necessary supplies and agreements made with suppliers;
  • Discusses the defects in deliveries with suppliers and 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;
  • Bachelor level (preferable scm and/or NEVI);
  • Knowledge of and/or 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