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Purchasing & Supply Chain Supervisor Netherlands - Shared Service Centre



People & HR, Operations
Nootdorp, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Job Description

With a new Supply Chain Management Organisation in place, this role is a key part to the evolution of the Supply Chain in Fugro. Fugro is on an exciting journey to accelerate growth and value creation.

As part of our Supply Chain team NL, we are looking for a new Purchasing Manager for our Shared Service Centre.

In this role you will oversee the growth of the department and structure it for the future, actively work with the team to advance them in the position and as a person in the defined roles. You will oversee the day to day purchasing activities in the department and evolve the department as needed going forward. Critical to success is bringing in the relevant knowledge and experience to assist Fugro in the implementation of best purchasing, to control third party expenditure and improve cash flow.

You work with the Global / Regional team in implementing and executing the strategy, rolling out a roadmap and assisting in the worldwide Purchasing system for all Fugro entities.

Your role

  • You actively engage with the business and develop key relationships with business stakeholders to assess actual purchasing situation;

  • You identify improvement opportunities and help to align with the Global strategy;

  • You support Supply Chain Management as required to ensure supply chain management professionalism, effectiveness, and efficiency by delivering bottom line cost savings;

  • You identify cost reduction opportunities, preferential pricing, payment terms, and partnerships to bring more value to the business;

  • You partner with the supply base to ensure all Quality levels, Service levels and lead times are adhered to;

  • You actively reinforce general and legal compliance and requirements regarding quality, health, safety, ESG and environment (“QHSSE”).

Your track record

  • You have a BSc. or Master degree in Procurement/Supply Chain or other relevant discipline;

  • You have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Supply Chain, Procurement and/or Purchasing;

  • You have previous management experience with at least of 3+ years as a manager with direct reports, preferably in a multinational company;

  • You have in depth QHSSE, ESG, legal and compliance knowledge;

  • You have excellent communication skills and are fluent in English (both written and oral), and ideally have a good knowledge of Dutch.

What Fugro offers

  • A competitive salary;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days;

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.

For further information, please contact Stefanie Baldassarri-Steenhauer, Corporate Recruiter, tel. +31 (0)6-114 55954.

After you have applied

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application.

  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;

  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round.

  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer, and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.