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High-tech

Permanent

Omg. Den Bosch

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Our principal is a Dutch, young and rapidly growing (awards winning) developer and producer of high-tech equipment. It has offices and production facilities in the Netherlands (Den Bosch area) and the US and employs some 300 people.

 

Your role

Supply Chain and Manufacturing (SC&M) employs approximately 100 people in The Netherlands and embraces Planning, Purchasing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Assurance teams. SC&M has as main objective to strengthen supply chain reliability, product quality and optimizing working capital. To that end the team applies lean/6Sigma principles to optimize processes. As a fast growing business the company continually strives to further organise and standardise processes. A new ERP system will enable a systematic approach to supplier performance evaluation and development. The interim buyer will, alongside duties as buyer be tasked with deploying the ERP system to set up a system for risk analysis, performance analysis and a measuring system.

 

You will report into the Purchasing Manager. You are responsible for the procurement of parts for the production of high-tech (electronic) equipment, add-ons and filaments. In the first period the focus will primarily be on:

 

  • supplier reduction, as the company now has some 160 suppliers for parts, where needed select and contract second vendors for parts;
  • Source, select and contract new vendors.
  • Engage suppliers to work as partners in the venture and strengthen the supply chain
  • Maintain a strong relationship with your stakeholders: R&D, manufacturing, logistics, manufacturing engineering and finance.
  • Risk and performance analysis of suppliers and materials
  • Setting up the system and tools for supplier performance evaluation.

 

You will work closely with the procurement team but are also expected to be self-starting and self-reliant to set up the supplier performance system.

 

 

Your profile

HBO, with a preference towards supply chain or economics

Preferred at least 5 years procurement experience in a manufacturing/engineering environment

High ethical and professional business conduct

Experienced user of ERP systems, Dynamics AX is appreciated

Strong communication skills in Dutch and English, other languages welcome

 

Offer

Initial contract period 3 months, full-time, starting soon with extension possible. Employment at principal company is a possibility as well.

 

Interested?

Please send your CV and short motivation letter to : CV@xentys.nl

For further information please contact Maarten Smits van Oyen, at: maarten.smitsvanoyen@xentys.nl or 06-22422161.

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