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Sourcing Controller

Geplaatst 21 nov. 2023
0 tot 7 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Soort opleiding
Nederlands (Vloeiend)

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Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. The company is also a leading supplier of warehouse automation solutions. Established in 1949, Vanderlande has over 11,000 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing order intake, it has established a global reputation over the past seven decades as a highly reliable partner for value-added automated material handling solutions.

What will you be doing?

As a Sourcing Controller at Vanderlande, you will play a crucial role in optimizing our supply chain operations through data-driven decision-making, cost optimization, supplier relationship management, risk mitigation, and continuous improvement efforts. This role requires a strong background in supply chain management, data analytics, and a deep understanding of NEVI principles.


Data-Driven Decision-Making:

  • Lead the utilization of data analytics and performance metrics to make informed decisions.

  • Track key performance indicators (KPIs) related to supplier performance, cost trends, and procurement efficiency (# PO, Price Difference, One-time right, etc.).

  • Provide insights and recommendations based on data analysis to drive strategic decisions.

Cost Optimization & Savings:

  • Identify cost-saving opportunities across the supply chain.

  • Establish cost benchmarks and monitor performance against these benchmarks.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement cost-saving initiatives.

Supplier Relationship Management:

  • Participate in setting up a supplier framework tool to effectively manage contracts.

  • Ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions.

  • Monitor process adherence and the effectiveness of strategy roll-out.

  • Foster strong relationships with key suppliers.

Risk Management:

  • Focus on reducing risks associated with supply chain dependencies, geopolitical factors, and market influences.

  • Set up and maintain a Kraljic matrix to categorize suppliers and prioritize risk mitigation efforts.

  • Develop strategies to mitigate identified risks and ensure supply chain resilience.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Act as an accelerator in driving continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Identify areas where efficiencies can be enhanced and waste can be reduced in the supply chain.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements.

What do we ask from you?

  • University degree in Supply Chain Management with NEVI education strongly preferred.

  • Proven experience in data analysis and data-driven decision-making within a supply chain context.

  • Knowledge of key supply chain KPIs and performance metrics.

  • Familiarity with cost optimization strategies and tools.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for effective supplier relationship management.

  • Ability to assess and mitigate supply chain risks.

  • Continuous improvement mindset with a strong focus on efficiency and waste reduction.

  • Proficiency in relevant software and analytical tools (e.g., Excel, data visualization tools

What we offer

In the challenging and responsible position of [position name], you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.

This position offers a competitive salary range of € 5300,- to € 6800,- gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale.

On top of your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).

  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year.

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.

  • Working from home allowance.

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.

  • On-site company health centres with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.


Are you interested in the position of Sourcing Controller? Then apply now!

For more information about the position, please contact Misha Wittkowski (Sr. Recruiter) at +31(0)413-493 230 or

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems move 4.2 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year. Its systems are active in 600 airports including 14 of the world’s top 20.

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