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Freelance Category Specialist - Procurement

Job Description

Full responsibility on main categories at Group level :

  • Supplier Evaluation, Selection & Management (including meeting on site and, if necessary on premises)
  • Initial negotiation including all the purchasing parameters and future contacts with the suppliers.
  • Budgeting of his/her product categories based on product consumption and forecasting.
  • Product range selection based on requirements set by the business experts and other stake holders
  • Initial ordering of the product ranges and reordering
  • Inventory management ensuring that the level of stock is optimal for supplying the business and avoiding excess
  • Product Information & Quality follow up based on feedback of various stake holder at central level and in the territories
  • Communication about product availability to the local Marketing and logistic managers.
  • Production of reports, analyses and comments on scrap, returns, wastage
  • Optimization the purchasing parameters including purchasing prices, delivery terms, inventories, backorders, payment terms.
  • The Successful Applicant

  • Education : High school degree or Bachelor or equivalent by experience. A technical background is regarded as an asset.
  • With growth potential M/F with 7 years professional experience in a purchasing environment
  • Structured and stress resistant
  • Able to work in a Team
  • Internal & External Customer driven with hands-on mentality.
  • Results oriented and quality minded in an environment that you want to improve continuously.
  • Good communicator in English (spoken & written), Dutch (spoken & Written), French (spoken, preferably written) & German (spoken and preferably written)
  • Practical experience in shoe/leather products and technics (not compulsory)
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Ms Office Tools, ERP's (preferably Navision Business Dynamics) and linked reporting tools and able to learn to use new software's.

  • What's on Offer

  • Interim Management Project - Middle Management
  • Lenght of the project : 3 months (extendable) via Michael Page.
  • Location : Oost-Vlaanderen area (East Flanders).
  • Freelance Category Specialist - Procurement

    Michael Page, Flanders
    BachelorNo Bachelor