Strategic Buyer

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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30+ days ago

We're looking for a Strategic Buyer to join our team in Amsterdam. To be successful in this role you should be passionate about Supporting all purchase related activities for operational excellence with out external manufacturers, and performance management of assigned suppliers and be able to ensure KPIs are achieved with allocated suppliers in Cost, Delivery and Quality - supporting other functions to drive improvements where necessary.

Want to help create a sustainable future of transportation that's better for everyone? If yes, then take a look at what your role with us will entail.

About EVBox
We empower forward-thinking businesses to build a sustainable future by providing flexible and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions.

You'll be helping us to create a sustainable future of transportation with quick thinking and clear communication that'll keep all of our operations running smoothly.

Get to know the team
As a Strategic Buyer based in Amsterdam office you will be part of the Purchasing/Sourcing team that is responsible for cost management and delivering savings and risk avoidance, ensuring supply chain can meet scale up demands and leading purchasing activities for Operations and NPI support.

"I'm proud to see that even in times of crisis, our employees at EVBox Group have proved, yet again, to be passionate and reliable, and have shown that they will never stop pushing to help EVBox Group realize a more sustainable future." – Kristof, CEO of EVBox Group

For more information, check out our YouTube video "Kristof Vereenooghe, CEO of EVBox Group, reflects on 2020 and discusses the journey ahead"

What you'll be doing
"You will work on supplier relationship and cost management for allocated areas, performance support for delivery and quality metrics and ensuring supply chain capacity can meet forecast demands, cross functional project lead on purchasing activities to support NPI, Engineering, Sourcing and other functions. You will work from our office in Amsterdam and report to the Manager, Purchasing."

Your main responsibilities will include, but aren't limited to:

Responsible for supplier management of selected Component and Accessories.

Support Operations and Panning team with issue resolution for deliveries

Manage pricing for all parts within scope and ensure all purchase records are kept up to date

Work with other members of the supply chain team to identify obsolete / excess materials and coordinate disposition

Work with other members of the supply chain team to identify obsolete materials and coordinate disposition

Communicate, coordinate and lead product changes effectively

You'll be leaving your mark in this important field for a sustainable future.

What you'll bring to the team

Technical Skills/ Hard Skills

Excel and Powerpoint

2 years of procurement experience

We want you to demonstrate

Supplier Relationship Management

Ability to work cross functionally

Analysis and negotiation of cost breakdowns

If you have any of these, even better

Knowledge of procurement in external manufacturing environment or scale up environment beneficial

Additional benefits we bring to the table

Holiday Swap (2 days)

Access to learning platforms and personal development budget

Volunteer Day

Work from anywhere for 2 weeks

Work from home (even post-corona) + budget to set up your home office

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What it's like to work at Amsterdam

We work together to power our sustainable future. Here's what drives us:

Our friendly, entrepreneurial, and collaborative work environment

Working to help grow one of the key regions in Europe with your work

Bringing new ideas that are always highly appreciated

Interacting in an environment with colleagues from all over the world

Working in a brand new office in Amsterdam West that meets all your needs (when not working from home)

You must be eligible to work in the Netherlands.

EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready to power our sustainable future? Hit apply.