(Senior) Technical Buyer

  • Aanbod Max. € 80,000 year
  • Functiegroep Procurement
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9452500
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

This Buyer role is a key role in realizing the strategic procurement direction of our client. You will get the opportunity to manage the Operational Buyer team and to act as a solid business partner for their suppliers and internal clients for the new construction of critical parts for Aerospace, growth in MRO and growth in innovative (composite) materials.


Based on your market knowledge and your experience with complex multi-disciplinary procurement processes, you as Tactical Buyer, link market’s potential to the objectives of the business and lead a multi-disciplinary team of specialists and operational purchasers. You advise on possible improvements in the supply chain process which is characterized by high flexibility, long-term programs and contracts, compliance with flight safety and military requirements, working capital management, development of industrial partnerships and the reduction of the supply base.

As Tactical Buyer you explore and monitor the domestic and foreign supplier market, you advise and inform relevant stakeholders about the developments and convert these into a sourcing strategy. You analyse supplier data and make suggestions about supplier selection, draft, negotiate and conclude long term contracts and you chair the Supplier Account Team in which various specialists have a seat. As Tactical Buyer you guide and asses requests for quotations with regard to Quality, Logistics, Technology & Total Cost (QLTC) in which compliance such as export classification in particular is essential. You conduct audits in order to develop and safeguard the quality of the supplier base and initiate and implement cost- and quality improvement, delivery reliability and cash generating initiatives.

As Tactical Buyer you report directly to the Supply Chain Director and the internal client(s).


Our client is active in the field of aviation industry. This includes the design and development, production and assembly of complete aviation components, but also the repair and re-assembly of systems in use.

The organization has at this moment ± 250 employee’s. For a Dutch aviation company of this size they have a unique position acquired on the basis of their design and development capabilities.

In addition, our client is involved for over 20 years in the development of technologies for the application of Polymer Matrix composite material on components of their aviation components. She has acquired a leading position in the market for aviation components technology and they are excellently positioned to contribute to the development of better, more sustainable and cheaper aircrafts.


In the end this is a perm position. This first period you will receive a YER-contract and will be employed at our client.


  • Bachelor/Master working and thinking level;
  • Knowledge of and are experienced in a technical discrete production area (preferably aerospace products) and its supplier market;
  • Knowledge of legal consequences of contracts, security & export compliance regulations;
  • Experienced with ERP systems;
  • Fluent in the Dutch and English language (verbal and written), German is a plus.

Besides this you are a result oriented team player with a positive energetic personality, managerial capacities and a healthy dose of humour and resilience.