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Strategic buyer

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Strategic buyer

If you are enthusiastic about driving positive change and eager to shape the future of technology in a dynamic, international environment, we invite you to join our Sourcing team.

We are Prodrive Technologies

We are dedicated to creating meaningful technologies that make the world work. Through our innovative solutions, we contribute to building a future where everyone can thrive, resources are optimized, and connectivity brings people together.

About the role

As a Strategic Buyer you are end-to-end responsible for the performance of your own purchasing category. General categories are Electronics, Electromechanics, Mechanics, Modules, PCB, Services, and Non-Product-Related.

Key responsibilities

- Determine and execute the strategy for your category.
- Manage your own set of suppliers and manufacturers.
- Source of highly complex and innovative technologies.
- Select new (inter)national suppliers.
- Negotiate long-term, strategic agreements, maximizing the supplier/manufacturer added value to the company.
- Maintain the relationship with your suppliers and regularly evaluating their performance.
- Execute strong contract management, making sure suppliers fulfill their commercial and contractual commitments.
- Expand global collaborations with suppliers, e.g. by translating local to global agreements.
- Possibility to be involved in improvement projects, e.g. integration of the mutual supply chain processes.

Profile

  • BSc, BEng, or MSc degree, technical or business-oriented

  • Team player with strong communication skills (English is essential)

  • Good time management, ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines

  • Has commercial awareness and good judgment

  • Result-driven and analytically minded

Apply as Strategic buyer

The Prodrive Technologies Mindset

Responsibility

You don’t just go to work, you feel responsible for your project

Flexible

You decide when, where and how much you want to work

Manufacturing

You like to think about manufacturability when designing

Initiative

You don’t sit and wait, you have a hands-on mentality

Have you got what it takes to become a Prodriver?

What we offer

  • Perfect environment for those eager to develop themselves and take full responsibility for a project.
  • Many opportunities for personal and professional development, along with the flexibility to explore diverse roles across various projects.
  • A young and dynamic culture which stimulates innovative thinking and taking initiatives.
  • Personal budget just for you to learn new things. Your growth is our priority.
  • Flexibility of a 24/7 work environment with provided lunch, dinner, and access to our company gym.
  • Personalized development plan to craft your future.
  • You will receive essential tools if these are necessary to perform your job (i.e. iPhone and laptop).
  • On-campus sports facilities enable you to incorporate exercise seamlessly into your work routine.
  • A performance-driven salary that grows with your accomplishments.
  • Unlock the opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur within the company.
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive Technologies.
  • Work-life balance with at least 33 vacation days per year.
  • Access a retirement plan.

Application steps

  1. Your journey with us starts with a swift review of your application by one of our recruiters.
  2. In some cases, if we see a potential fit, you will receive an exclusive link to our online aptitude test to assess if you’re up for the challenge.
  3. We will schedule a personal interview not only to determine if your skills match the job, but also to see if there is a spark between you and Prodrive Technologies.
  4. To complete the application journey we will send you a suitable offer and once you sign, we can welcome you to the Prodrive Technologies family.