Acheteur Principal


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The Lead Buyer is responsible for purchasing all materials, equipment and services used in the course of the business. She/He will develop supply sources and purchase all materials and services to the Company’s exact business requirements and technical specifications.

Under the responsibility of the Procurement Manager and in support of the project teams, you will be responsible for managing all the necessary actions within your categories and purchasing scope.

Project and Operational
  • Support to the pre-sales and projects to draft and launch tender packages, to source vendors and ensure their compliance with the requirements mentioned in the technical specifications. Negotiate prices and assess remaining negotiation margin to secure prices of materials, equipment and services that will be used by the Proposals/Estimating.
  • Prepare and present comparative tables allowing project managers to make the right decisions allowing you to launch purchase orders.
  • During the project execution, renegotiate with suppliers to optimize costs of materials, parts and services (TCO/TCP).
  • Follow up with suppliers and service providers to ensure delivery times and the quality of deliverables
  • Understand and develop strategies relating to the categories of products and/or services for which you will be responsible and proactively lead initiatives to achieve objectives of the Procurement department.
  • Establish and maintain dedicated strategies for the most critical categories 
  • Identify, qualify and evaluate new suppliers and partners in collaboration with stakeholders and the Quality department.
  • Provide Proposal/Estimating department with all the unit price references and necessary elements
  • Negotiate, draft and conclude framework contracts and partnerships for high-potential products and services
  • Assess suppliers in accordance with ISO 9001 quality system
  • Implement metrics / KPIs to continuously assess vendor’s performances of the categories you will be responsible for.
You will be required to supervise local buyers.

  • 10 years’ experience in a role as lead buyer or category manager within an industrial and international context
  • MS in procurement, purchasing, technical/engineering and/or sales.
  • Profound knowledge of sourcing, RFI/RFQ, supplier qualifications, purchasing process in project mode, management of strategic vendors.
  • Supplier Agreements and framework contracts: drafting and analysis.
  • Deep negotiation skills.
  • Strong cross functional leadership skills
  • Excellent command of English (oral and written) and able to conduct complex negotiations with suppliers in English.
  • Proficient in SAP, MS Office (Words, Excel, PowerPoint) and Power BI.
  • You are available for temporary assignments, of variable duration, anywhere in the world.
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving Actif dans le domaine de l'engineering, notre client dispose de nombreux départements, chacun à la pointe de son secteur. 

Notre client recherche activement sous statut Freelance/Consultant un LEAD BUYER/Acheteur (H/F). 

Si vous n'êtes pas consultant, Select HR peut vous proposer une solution contractuelle. N'hésitez donc pas à postuler!  Aanbod Notre client propose une mission de 7 mois, potentiellement renouvelable! 

Si vous pensez que ce challenge répond à vos attentes, n'hésitez pas à postuler! 
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J'attends impatiemment vos candidatures! 

Jean-Michel Lahaut

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