Commodity Manager Electrical Components

  • Staff
  • Almere
  • University degree
  • Higher Vocational Education
  • More than 2 years

Are you not afraid of heights and do you dare to look at things from an helicopter view? Do you keep a cool head in situations where others would stress out? Does it sound like a challenge to work on the energy transition? We'll tell you more below!

About the function:

In this position, you will focus on various parts within the strategic procurement team. You will be responsible for analyzing processes and developing improvement proposals. You will maintain supplier relationships, identify new opportunities and conduct negotiations with suppliers. You are therefore an important link in the team, responsible for the procurement of the components on our PCBs.

As Commodity Manager Electrical Components, you are responsible for the development of the procurement policy in your field. It is important that you take initiative and contribute to professionalizing the strategy for a successful future. As a central member of the strategic procurement plan, you will lead the design, implementation and assessment of the Commodity Strategy Development of electrical components, in line with EMS strategy. You will also be a key member of NPD projects, where you will be responsible for: cost, supplier selection, availability and quality, among others.                                                                                                                                                                    

You are a real pivot in the organization. You communicate with different departments: R&D, Production, Logistics and Sales. You are authorized to do everything within the limits of the departmental policy to achieve the objectives. If necessary, consultation with the Strategic Commodity Manager, Purchasing Manager and the Financial Director can take place.

What do we offer you?

An independent and responsible job with room for personal input, new ideas, initiatives and entrepreneurship. Alfen is a fast-growing company that is busy conquering the market with a clear focus on the energy transition. All this takes place in a pleasant, open and informal working environment, where not only work but also activities are part of the Alfen culture. These include an online escaperoom or fun quiz with snacks, and if the weather permits: a bowling evening, a visit to the Almere City matches, mudflat hiking, and more.

Naturally, we offer you an appropriate benefits package including a phone and a laptop and you are entitled to 27 vacation days + 13 ADV per year. We think it is important that you can relax regularly. In addition, you will have motivated colleagues who are willing to share knowledge and we give you opportunities to develop as a professional.

What do we ask of you?

If you are the ideal candidate, you are a passionate initiator. You always think market and result oriented and you have got lots of analytical skills. In addition, we would like to see in your resume that you:

  • At least have a college degree;
  • A number of years of experience as a strategic buyer;
  • Have experience with the procurement of electronic components.

Are you interested?

Then we would like to hear from you. You can apply immediately by using the button function, but you can also first contact our Corporate Recruiter, John de Haas, at telephone number +31682059857.

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