Purchasing Projects

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Purchasing Projects

If you are interested in managing sourcing for innovative projects and parts, Purchasing Projects may be the ideal step for your purchasing career at DAF. The Purchasing Projects department can be considered as the representative of purchasing within large-scale DAF projects.

You are involved with various product groups and are the link between different DAF departments and various suppliers. The tasks involved in Purchasing Projects are dynamic, broad and challenging. These tasks involve having an overview of dynamic, global supplier markets and following up detailed discussions with project teams.

Career opportunities

Purchasing Manager Projects

A technical discussion partner with good negotiating skills.

Job description
As a Purchasing Manager (internally called a Commodity Manager) in Purchasing Projects, you are responsible for the entire purchasing process for assigned projects. As a Purchasing Manager, you are involved in new projects from an early stage and you are the link between external suppliers and internal customers. Amongst other things, you are responsible for selecting suppliers and carry out contract negotiations. This is done by focusing on quality, price and reliability of supply. Based on key performance indicators, you demand continuous improvement from your suppliers. You strive to involve suppliers as early as possible in our development processes. You also continuously undertake market research and benchmarking in order to benefit from new trends in the global supplier market.

Job profile
You possess a higher vocational or university qualification in a subject such as automotive engineering or business management. NEVI 1 and 2 diplomas are strongly preferred. You have several years' experience in the automotive sector or a similar technical environment. You have experience in working internationally and a good knowledge of English and, preferably, German. You have good communication skills and are entrepreneurial.

Are you interested in working at DAF?

If you are interested in a career within Purchasing Projects and match the job profile above, have a look at our current vacancies in Purchasing and send us an application today. If there are no suitable vacancies at this moment, please send us an open application. Purchasing Projects is frequently looking for new Purchasing Managers to strengthen the team. We look forward to receiving your CV and covering letter.

For further information, please contact Hester Bax, Corporate Recruiter, on +31 (0)40 214 2986 or at Hester.bax@daftrucks.com.

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