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    Buyer | Capex & Manufacturing

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Our client is one the biggest food companies of the world. The factory is located in South-Holland.

Job description:
The Buyer Capex & Manufacturing  will bring sourcing expertise and best practice knowledge to generate savings and efficiencies across all categories within Capex & Manufacturing Services. The focus of this role will be on the local needs. Also you will co-create the manufacturing buying strategy for the Benelux together with colleagues from other manufacturing sites. The key categories are, next to Capex; Facility management, Spare parts, Quality & Lab supply / services, Cleaning in place process and Energy/ Utilities consumption.


  • Sourcing and benchmark suppliers through RFP and negotiations
  • Ensure contracting & application of negotiated conditions
  • Define KPI’s and follow these
  • Help the development of local & regional sourcing strategies
  • Participate to regional category & roadmap building and communicate
  • Bring sourcing expertise and best practice to generate and execute ideas to create savings
  • Implement & follow action plan to improve supplier contributions
  • Cost optimization & controlling
  • Supplier Relationship Management



  • +5 years of experience within procurement (indirect)
  • Experience within the field of food of pharma
  • In-depth knowledge of key procurement concepts in contract management, supplier relationship and performance management