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Procurement Specialist

As part of the Research and Development (R&D) Procurement Category Team, the Procurement Specialist will play a supporting role in the development and implementation of sourcing strategies, category management, supplier relationship and contract management, risk & compliance management and stakeholder management. Located in Boxmeer, the Netherlands, the Procurement Specialist will take a lead role in supporting all R&D sourcing activities at that site.
The Job role is challenging, diverse and complex, requiring a person with strategic sourcing experience and strong project management and organizational skills.




  •    Bachelor Degree or equivalent, preferably in engineering, science or business
Required Experience and Skills:
  •    At least three (3) years of work experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiation and execution
  •    SAP Experience
  •    Excellent English speaking and writing skills (> 75% of work will be in English)
  •    Project Management and problem-solving experience and skills
  •    High degree of flexibility, and adaptability to working in complex and dynamic environments
  •    Demonstrated ability to work well with people with many different disciplines
  •    Experience handling multiple simultaneous and complex projects requiring frequent communication
  •    Ability to work independently with some coaching

Scholing: WO

Over de werkgever

  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  •    Responsible for all R&D sourcing activities in Boxmeer, The Netherlands
  •    Participation in cross functional strategic sourcing projects (using an established sourcing management process): Establish sources of supply via market intelligence and analysis, competitive sourcing events, cost analyses, strategic analyses, due diligence/compliance assessments and contract negotiations  
  •    Contract Negotiation and Management: Responsible to create pre-negotiation plans, participate in (and in local cases, lead) negotiation sessions with suppliers and to implement contracts after execution.
  •    Proactive Cost Management: Development, negotiation and implementation of cost savings projects.
  •    Develop & Sustain Supplier Relationship Management Programs to monitor, report, manage and continuously improve supplier performance, including supplier visits, regular business review meetings and developing key performance indicators.
  •    Establish and maintain key stakeholder relationships within Animal Health R&D; develop a broad understanding of stakeholder needs and priorities; support as Procurement expert in cross-functional teams
  •    Support the Procure-to-Pay process (and transactional purchasing support) at the local site in Boxmeer, the Netherlands and Schwabenheim, Germany.
Job dimensions:
  •    Based at the local R&D site in Boxmeer, the Netherlands
  •     Frequent travel to Schwabenheim, Germany required (1-2 per Quarter, maybe more during the first onboarding months)
  •     Some additional travel (national / Europe) for supplier visits and team meetings infrequently required


Uren per week: 40

Salaris: € 327,67

Contract: Wil je meer informatie of heb je vragen over deze vacature neem dan contact op met Danny Stijnen via danny.stijnen@experis.nl of bel 06-46928521.vast