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Category Buyer

The Netherlands - Eindhoven |

Category Buyer

As a Category Buyer it is up to you to be in contact with various suppliers and departments within the full breadth of the Prodrive organization and to ensure optimal purchasing in the field of QLTCS (Quality, Logistics, Technology, Costs and Sustainability). You are aiming to reach operational excellence by further developing our supply chain. You will mainly be challenged on logistical arrangements with suppliers and supply chain optimizations. You are the first escalation level from the operation and partly responsible for the purchasing parameters in the ERP package.


  • Intermediate vocational education (MBO) or BSc technical or business oriented

  • Experience in technical (work or study) environment is preferred

  • You are result driven, persuasive and structured

  • You have the desire and drive to excel in your field of work

  • Experience in purchasing is preferred

  • A passion for technology

Apply as Category Buyer

The Prodrive Technologies Mindset


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


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


You like to think about manufacturability when designing


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 people willing to take full responsibility in a project
  • Unlimited growth opportunities and freedom in taking different roles in different projects
  • Young and dynamic culture
  • Unlimited personal budget for training courses, classes or studies
  • We are open 24/7 and provide lunch, dinner and a company gym
  • We keep management positions to a minimum, so there is virtually no hierarchy
  • Create your future with your own personal development plan
  • Tools and equipment such as an iPhone, and laptop
  • On campus sports facilities
  • Salary that grows with your performance
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur in the company
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive
  • 33 vacation days
  • Retirement plan
  • Distribution of profits

Application steps

  1. We’ll take a look at your application within 5 working days.
  2. You will receive a link to Prodrive Technologies’ online aptitude test to see if you’re up for the challenge.
  3. We will set you up for a personal interview to ask you difficult questions about yourself. Afterwards, others will ask you some more difficult questions about your expertise.
  4. If we want to make you an offer and there's enough time left, we will discuss employment conditions directly after the interviews.
  5. If you survived everything, only your signature stands between you and being a Prodriver.