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Operational Purchaser



Nootdorp, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Job Description

For our Nootdorp office we are looking for a Operational Purchaser. With a new Supply Chain Management (SCM) organisation in place, Fugro is on an exciting journey to accelerate growth and value creation. You have a key role to play in this context by delivering the most competitive cost base by building a strong Purchasing organisation. You will support the Purchasing Supervisor.

Your role

  • You will be responsible for, but not limited to purchasing goods and services for Fugro. Critical to success in this role is bringing the relevant professional, expert knowledge and experience in creating value for Fugro by assisting in the implementation of best in class Purchasing to help Fugro, control third party expenditure in order to reduce bottom line costs and improve cash flow. You will need a collaborative, communitive and engagement approach with the business stakeholders in Fugro;

  • You obtain quotes and negotiate best costing, delivery & quality for any goods or services. If category purchasing is in place, you work with categories as instructed;

  • You are responsible for supplier and business interaction, you send purchase orders to the suppliers and you execute on time delivery with suppliers of goods and services;

  • You contribute to departmental and global KPI’s for spend under control with a purchase order, several quotes per purchase, delivery performance and savings.

What you bring along

  • Supply chain management qualification (e.g. CIPS or NEVI) or working towards a qualification and a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a purchaser or buyer, preferably in a multinational company;

  • Fluent in both Dutch and English;

  • Some basic QHSSE, legal and compliance knowledge is desirable;

  • You have proven experience in nurturing strong, collaborative relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, at all levels.

You can count on these employment conditions

  • A good 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 in accordance the opportunity to work from home;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Good parking;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

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

  • 2 x per week fresh fruit at your department.

Are you interested?

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

If you have any further questions, please contact Dominique Wesenbeek, Corporate Recruiter, tel. +31 (0)6 - 38 59 95 56.

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.