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Tactical Buyer

Technobis Group (TBG) is part of Technobis and supports/facilitates the other Business Units of non-technology related activities such as procurement, accounting, HR etc.. All Business units are showing responsible and owner of the site (decentralized) procurement budget. The Purchasing Department & Logistics (I & L) is responsible for setting up and running the optimal strategic, tactical and operational input process and inventory management. This allows the purchasing & logistics (I & L) Department a "hybrid" procurement function. For our purchasing department we are looking for a new colleague:              

Tactical Buyer (40 hours)

What does the job involve:

As a tactical buyer, within the Department of purchasing & logistics, you work primarily for one (or several) assigned business units. You are fully aware of the purchase situation of your business and have the product and market knowledge that corresponds to the need of this business.

 In addition, you will work together with the operational staff of purchasing & logistics that for all business units. They have full control over the incoming supply chain and ensure that it is aligned with the efficient Assembly needs of the business units.

 The purpose of the role is to thorough and structured, and contracting suppliers for one or more business units, as well as related contract management. The creative and flexible support of the Engineering and  R&D departments in finding the right suppliers during the development process and communicates directly with the Product Owners, the Team leader and your Vendor Logistics manager

 Main activities:

  • You prepare for procurement projects and works in teams to the actualization of purchase results.
  • You contribute to the development of the procurement function with methods and techniques.
  • You maintain relevant knowledge concerning specific products and markets.
  • You contribute to the development and implementation of sourcing strategies in your markets.
  • Your excellent negotiating purchase contracts that contribute to the competitive position.
  • A thorough implementation and maintenance ensures you to purchase contracts.
  • You develop initiatives for saving further innovations, projects, etc.
  • You contribute to the development and implementation of Supplier Management strategies in these markets.

 What do we ask:

As a tactical buyer you are sharp on the agreements and the processes. You have commercial insight, knows how the market works and are a skillful in negotiating where customer focus is not lost sight of. You are tenacious and driven to create the best solution. You have an intrinsic motivation to develop and improve yourself together continuously.

Job requirements:

You have HBO working and thinking level, preferably with technical orientation. Relevant purchase experience, preferably supplemented by additional training-purchasing management (NEVI 1-2 or equivalent). Experience in working in multidisciplinary teams is recommended. Knowledge of ERP packages. Good communication and written skills in Dutch and English

What do we offer:

We offer you a challenging job in an innovative and growing company in a dynamic technical environment. You get the chance to make an important contribution to the development and professionalization of Technobis Company. We offer you a great position within a highly motivated and collegial working environment with lots of freedom for initiatives and space for personal development.

Besides a good salary you can think of secondary conditions such as:

  • 26 vacation days
  • 13 adv-days
  • Training opportunities
  • Good pension scheme


For substantive questions about the position, please contact Koen van Zelst, HR Manager on 072-3020102


Please send your resumé and motivation letter to Koen van Zelst: