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Tactical Buyer (English/French speaking)

Tactical Buyer (English/ French speaking)

Do you want to be our Tactical Buyer? In this role you will be able to learn and do a variety of tasks in the field of Procurement and Sourcing.

As a skilled and experienced Tactical Buyer we count on you to be an added value for the Procurement team.

You’ll become part of our dynamic and global environment and deal with multinational clients in the industrial sector.

Are you willing to collaborate with multicultural colleagues, moving forward towards growth, problem-solving, and efficiency?

If yes, start your challenge today and apply now.

Our Procurement Team is happy to welcome you!

The main mission of our Tactical Sourcing team is to manage RFQs, purchase price validity globally by negotiating the best purchase conditions among preferred vendors, support cost reduction programs in collaboration with GIS Sales and Strategic Sourcing divisions, item master data and vendor master data management.

Based on the item category, the Tactical Buyer negotiate and own the relationship with the GIS preferred vendors or partners defined by GIS Strategic Sourcing division.

MAIN TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and maintain validity of price lists for at least 12 months
  • Negotiation of supply conditions
  • Manage RFQs and negotiate for the best purchasing conditions (unit cost, lead time, payment terms, MOQ) with selected vendors
  • Create a knowledge basis (relationship and pricing history) on GIS systems about the related vendor
  • Problem solving in the supply chain
  • Searching for new sources of supply
  • Experience with Item Card Management, Vendor Card Management,
  • Support technology to increase transactional procurement efficiencies in line with Automation strategies,
  • Follows the processes described in the training manuals
  • You’ll report to the Tactical Sourcing Team Manager

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in purchasing, inventory, or supply chain management (or technical background)
  • Bachelor or Master degree

Skills and competences

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English & French
  • Extra language skills are a plus
  • You work independently and meticulously
  • Ownership to take responsibility of results
  • Willingness to learn to fill the gaps

Cultural Fit

  • Multicultural teamwork and clear communication in an international context
  • Curious mindset towards problem solving and efficiency
  • Energy and willingness to learn inside industrial environment
  • Passion for Supply Chain
  • Sincere and humble attitude
  • Ambassador of etiquette towards internal and external stakeholders

Job Location

Our global headquarter is based in Ghent, Belgium. It’s located in the direct neighbourhood of the port of Ghent, breathing the hearth of excellence in logistics.

The office is spacious with open desks and view on the Schelde river, next to Dok Nord with many shops and young dynamic companies.

Come visit our global HQ at Handelsdokcenter (Stapelplein 70, 9000 Gent, Belgium).

What do we offer

We offer a diverse job in an international environment with a competitive salary and extralegal benefits (meal vouchers, flexible hours, etc.) in the centre of Ghent with a great team!

We also offer a on-the-job training.

Job Location

Our global headquarter is based in Ghent, Belgium. It’s located in the direct neighbourhood of the port of Ghent, breathing the

How to apply

To apply, please go to our LinkedIn page and use the Easy Apply button. Click here to go LinkedIn.

Hope to meet you soon!

Apply

    To apply, please go to our LinkedIn page and use the Easy Apply button. Click here to go LinkedIn.

    Hope to meet you soon!