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Tactical Purchaser (Germany) (Project Based) at Damen

Tactical Purchaser (Germany) (Project Based)

Damen Vlissingen, NL Full Time
Required languages: German
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As Tactical Purchaser (Germany) (Project Based) you are part of (one or more) project team(s) led by the Project Manager Procurement. You will responsible for purchasing products, materials, services and/or outsourcing activities according to the project plan. As Tactical Purchaser you will work parttime in Germany and parttime in The Netherlands and therefore you must be flexible in your working location.

Key accountabilities

As Tactical Purchaser (Germany) (Project Based) you will:

  • Monitor and report on cost trends for key commodities.
  • Ensure all supplier contracts are complete, properly executed and have considered all cost variables.
  • Research, qualify and evaluate on a project basis (Int.) national suppliers & sub-contractors.
  • Initiate market research and enhance supplier development to build up/maintain/ensure a suitable supply base.
  • Drive improvement processes with suppliers based upon supplier qualification and/or evaluation.
  • Participate in category management, define category strategies, implement and execute strategy.
  • Provide reliable information for budget and cost price calculations.
  • Develop and maintaining quotation evaluations and key figures.
  • Execute and coordinate the purchase process(specifying, selecting, evaluating, contracting, contract mgmt., aftercare) according to applicable procedures and project boundaries.
  • Set up proposals for standardization, develop framework contracts and monitor and maintain them.
  • Ensure all HSEQ policies and procedures are in place, understood, owned, maintained and followed to ensure that a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Skills & experience

    As Tactical Purchaser (Germany) (Project Based) you will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a technical direction such as Mechanical Engineering supplemented with Nevi-1 and Nevi-2 or the willingness to attend these courses.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a technical environment with substantive knowledge of and experience with purchasing.
  • Strong negotiation skills and assertiveness in combination with an independent, well structured, and hands-on mentality.
  • Good command of the German and English language (written & verbal).
  • Ability to travel long distances and to work abroad at locations in Germany as well as in The Netherlands.
  • Competences: customer orientation, teamwork, results orientation, behavioural flexibility, quality orientation, planning and organising, problem analysis, decisiveness, negotiating, persuasiveness, and initiative.
  • Excellent antecedents because a pre-employment security screening is a standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent multiyear EU citizenship combined with permanent EU work visa are all requirements of the recruitment process for viable candidates, given the military nature of clients and projects.
  • What we offer

    At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. To that end, we invest in all our employees by offering:

  • A technology and innovation focused, dynamic, international work environment.
  • A competitive salary package and other benefits.
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment.
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.
  • Recommended Skills

    • Assertive
    • Calculations
    • Commodity Market
    • Contract Management
    • Decision Making
    • English
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