SIRE Life Sciences® is the market leader in life science recruitment. We believe the recruitment market needs to gear up in technology and continues innovation. We like technology, in a life science market driven on science, we couldn’t stay behind; we drive Recruitment Science. Investing a majority of our turnover in technology enables us to use unique Resource Technologies. By using highly advanced algorithms, we enable our team of Resource & Data Strategists© to maintain the most advanced, detailed and complete Life Sciences network in Europe. This big data enables us to work Reverse Recruitment©: we first analyze the market in-depth before we go out to the market. Because we analyze the whole market, we can compare facts and data. This enables us to do Facts & Big Data Recruitment©, making sure we, or better yet, you find the right career!
The companyOur client is a professional FMCG and Food organization, based in Noord-Holland Netherlands. A well known organisation in the Retail/ FMCG/ Cosmetics industry with their HQ located in the beautiful centre of Amsterdam.
Role descriptionHave you got experience with the ins and outs of buying THT products in for example the cosmetical, food or pharmaceutical industry?
We are searching for a passionate Tactical Buyer of raw materials to strengthen the Sourcing team. As a Buyer you manage existing and establish new commercial relationships with suppliers, sourcing the right products and components at the right commercial conditions and terms to secure supply.
ResponsibilitiesAs Buyer you will ensure compliance with the sourcing principles and processes. You will actively contribute to build up and manage successful long-term partnerships with suppliers. Next to that you will analyze PR and NPR needs in cooperation with our internal organization. Also, you will be responsible for the preparation of business cases, request of quotations and negotiate the right commercial terms, manage the pricing and supplier contracts.
You are highly assertive, adaptive and an excellent multitasker. You are ready for your next step in your career and you enjoy working in a fast growing and international environment.
Requirements- Bachelor Degree, Higher Technical and/ or Commercial background
- At least 4 – 6 Years of relevant experience as a buyer working with raw materials (pre would be the beauty and cosmetics industry)
- Excellent communication, commercial & negotiation skills, ability to build and maintain long-term strategic partnerships
- Fluent in written and spoken English and Dutch. Any other languages is a preference
- You are experienced in project- and process management, a self starter, you have a nose for the deal, you are accurate and independent