Commodity Buyer ()


RITMO behoort met haar 25 jaar ervaring tot de snelst groeiende onafhankelijke K.M.O. organisaties . Onze gespecialiseerde units Industry, Technics, Office, Callteam, Logistics, Maritime, Horeca, Food, Dienstencheques, Outplacement en Selection staan borg voor een snelle werving en plaatsing in zowat alle sectoren.

Een sterk doorgedreven individuele service naar onze klanten en werknemers is onze toegevoegde waarde en biedt u een uitstekende reden om kennis te maken met ons bedrijf.

The Commodity Buyer will directly report to the Purchasing Manager and will act as the primary support for the Purchasing Manager by preparing required documentation for supplier meetings and negotiations, presentations to management for sourcing events and project implementation.




  • Provide assistance to Commodity or Purchasing Managers for the development of commodity strategies, sourcing activities, and project implementation.


  • Research materials and suppliers to develop an expertise related to the commodity supported.


  • Prepare required documentation for supplier meetings or negotiations.


  • Prepare presentations to management for sourcing selection.


  • Attend meetings as required to support or represent Commodity or Purchasing Managers.


  • Prepare and send RFQ/RFIs for commodity projects.


  • Maintain consistent communication with suppliers to ensure RFQ timelines are met.


  • Interface between suppliers and engineering/operations/marketing to answer any questions related to RFQ documents.


  • Perform financial analysis of RFQ results to determine overall cost competitiveness.


  • Make sourcing recommendations based upon RFI and RFQ results.


  • Support Chasis Team on New Parts Introduction (NPI) and Customer Fill rate targets with a constant follow up


  • Evaluate blocked invoices and resolve discrepancies related to price or quantity differences.


  • Ensure invoice issues do not adversely affect supplier relationships.


  • Identify opportunities to improve invoice process between supplier and FM AP to reduce total number of blocked invoices.
  • Good level of Enghish is required. Other languages (European or International) can be a plus.
  • Good computer skills with thorough knowledge of MS Office . Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
  • Pro-active, good communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet or beat assigned targets and deadlines consistently.
  • Continuous improvement spirit.
  • Logical and a good problem solving attitude.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement and / or a Materials Management related field with a preference towards high volume manufacturing related industries.
  • Demonstrated background and proven experience with RFQ processes, data analysis and commodity support.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

You will be working in a very enthusiastic enviremont, where you will be able to develop yourself even further. This international en dynamic company will over you a salary based on experience and will provide benefits.



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