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CAPEX Buyer - French Speaker

  • Location:

    Belgium

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €60000 - €65000 per annum, Benefits: Car, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Stuart Walters

  • Contact email:

    swalters@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    SW-2

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    23 Oct 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-09-24

As a Capex Buyer, you are responsible to manage your spend: develop a purchasing strategy and group contracts for your categories. Together with your internal stakeholders, you will build a project planning to realise improvement targets for goods and services in collaboration with your Purchasing Manager Indirect Spend: optimisation of specifications, value creation, process and flow improvements, innovation. 

You will ideally be degree educated combined with several years of relevant experience. Knowledge of the FMCG market is an advantage. A strong negotiator and an individual that can form meaningful and trustful relationships. Ambitious and energetic you will have to perform site visits to the many operating plants they have throughout Belgium and France. You must be a fluent French speaker. 

An ambitious organisation the position is based in Ghent, Belgium. The cost of living is 38% cheaper than London and 25% cheaper than Paris. It is also cheaper than Brussels and Antwerp. A vibrant and exciting city will attract those wishing to to progress their career in an ambitious organisation as well as being part of a young, lively City.