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Senior External Manufacturing Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Brussels
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 362503/001_1540836248
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 29/10/2018

A Global chemical organisation is seeking a Senior External Manufacturing Buyer based in Brussels, Belgium to take responsibility on the contracts for the external manufacturing and production. An exciting to join the company as well, with a recent merger, there are a lot of opportunities within the business to move laterally and to progress within the company.

A leader in its market, the company turned over more than €10bn last year and employs just over 25,000 people; they are a big player within the market.


  • Identify, negotiate and establish relationships with new vendors and managing the interactions with existing tollers
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders such as R&D, supply chain and manufacturing to define project scope
  • Follow market trends and industry standards to develop and establish sourcing strategies used for supplier selection
  • Interact with business and technical teams at the suppliers to build teams that will efficiently and effectively support
  • Investigate and develop action plans

Skills and Experience Required

  • 4 years' experience with experience Contract Manufacturing
  • Fluent English
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manager senior level stakeholders

We are looking for someone that is confident in building successful relationships with third parties, using these relationships to effectively influence and support initiatives. This person must be action-oriented and results driven, and have a passion for focusing on continuous improvement and innovation

They must show leadership as the company are looking to invest in their teams to develop their professionals in which one day can be a procurement leader within the business. This person needs to be able to make pressurised decisions that will prove to ensure the best results. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organization and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You

  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan

How to apply

If you are interested in this Senior External Manufacturing Buyer, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037800035

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