Equipment Buyer

Overijssel - Netherlands - Industry - Electronics - Cost Control & Procurement - Professional Bachelor

For our clients Procurement department, we are looking for an experienced Buyer.
The procurement department covers the entire supply chain and is responsible for all subcontracting of fabrication, procurement and expediting of materials and equipment and all logistics operations for our projects worldwide.

As Equipment Buyer you are responsible for the purchasing of equipment like safety valves, control valves, attemperators, burner systems, flow devices, expansion joints, shutoff valves, piping materials, etc.

Feel free to contact

Lisette Koopman, Account manager

Apply now

About this role

This involves, among others, following tasks:

  • Sending out our requests for quotations;
  • Evaluation of offers, negotiations and closing of contracts within the set targets, and processing these purchase orders in our ERP system(s);
  • Presenting your purchasing strategy in a sourcing board;
  • Organising Auctions and Supplier negotiation days;
  • Purchasing under Frame Agreements;
  • Monitor and guide processes both internally and externally;
  • Supplier management, maintaining an actual overview of documentation, information, fabrication capabilities and workload of suppliers;
  • Monitoring of supplier performance and initiating improvement actions, in close alignment with the project supply manager and the equipment coordinator;
  • Processing and checking of invoices in our SAP system;
  • Handling of warranty issues;
  • Initiating and coordination of the supplier qualification process in case of new suppliers.

About you

We are looking for:

  • An experienced buyer with higher professional education, preferably with a technical background and NEVI 1;
  • You have minimum 5 years relevant experience in

    international technical markets and project organizations;
  • You have a good commercial sense and a clear affinity with and knowledge of legal and financial aspects of purchasing;
  • You are able to communicate and cooperate with different cultures and have a good working knowledge of English and Dutch, both written as well as verbal;
  • Your communication skills are excellent and you are able to work independently;
  • Considering that we work in a project organization, it is essential that your work is transparent for your colleagues and that you carefully align your work with the project execution team. We have multiple projects running in parallel, so you should be able to handle time pressure, act quickly, maintain the overview and structure, and set correct priorities.

What we offer

Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job opportunity in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued; where your personal initiatives will be noticed and rewarded; and where you will receive all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career. This is your opportunity to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-moving and results-oriented environment. Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.


  • Publication: PUB320127
  • Location: Overijssel
  • Market: Industry
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Electronics
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Lisette Koopman

Account manager Brunel Netherlands Enschede


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