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Spare Part Procurement Specialist

Posted 10 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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To further Strengthen our Spare Parts Procurement Team, we are currently recruiting for a Spare Parts Procurement Specialist, who will be located in Eindhoven (NL).

The Spare Parts Procurement Specialist is responsible for the systematic set up and maintenance of the spare parts supply base in the ERP system. This role is critical to the success of spare parts performance to our customer. Speed and accuracy are key to setting up the proper operational flows for the Order Fulfillment Team Coordinators to order. They will take an active role in initial set up and optimizing the operational master data.

Main Tasks

  • Responsible for Request for Quotation preparation, issuance, response analysis and negotiation when parts are sourced externally
  • Update ERP database with vendor master data and info records (contracts, credentials, prices, lead time, minimum order quantity …)
  • Provide direction and leadership to Shared Service Master Data Management team in Poland related to mass updates and central reporting
  • Prepare supplier performance data to support strategic purchasers in preparing for negotiations with suppliers
  • Ad hoc adjustments and updates

What kind of a person are you?

We encourage each of our 8,000+ employees to bring their unique self to work and aim to make everyone feel recognized, valued and free to explore their potential. We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture and welcome new colleagues from all walks of life. You will recognize yourself in the requirements below:

  • A couple of years’ experience in purchasing / purchasing project management
  • Experience in negotiating with suppliers on commercial conditions (price, lead time, minimum order quantity)
  • Knowledge about cost drivers for suppliers in specific sectors
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Secondary education in relevant field or equivalent
  • Good English skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with and comfort working in multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage
  • As a person you are decisive and you take initiative and responsibility
  • You are an empathic team player
  • You have Strong Communication skills; able to communicate information effectively, persuasive, good presenting skills
  • You are Analytical; quick learner, ability to gather, interpret and evaluate information proactively
  • You are organized and detailed; strong planning skills, good at delivering customer expectations and following instructions
  • Knowledge of SAP, PLM, Excel, Power BI and able/willing to operationally contribute

Who are we?

We are a team of problem-solvers from all over the world, proud to be working on transforming the future of food. As world leader in advanced food processing solutions, we can contribute to creating a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably – and we need a Spare Parts Procurement Specialist to get the most out of this opportunity.

What´s in it for you?

There’s nothing like the feeling you get when you do something worthwhile for a living. That said, coming home from work knowing you made a difference is just one of the great things you can experience at Marel. You can expect:

  • Freedom to take initiative and make a real impact in a growing global business
  • Recognition for your achievements
  • Clear objectives and realistic demands
  • Access to decision-makers and a global network of specialists
  • Space to explore and learn

We are in the business of transformation, innovation and inspiration. We provide software, machinery, systems and solutions that help food processors gain a competitive edge and make the most of cutting edge technology such as digitization, automation and robotics. Driven by a passion for meeting the growing demand for quality protein, we create groundbreaking solutions that benefit the global population.

Active in 40 countries
1,800 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years