International Lead Buyer – Mechanical Equipment

  • Location: Liège
  • Type: Contracting
  • Job #18578

Liège – Consultance

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For our client specialised in the defence sector, we are looking for an International Lead Buyer – Mechanical Equipment.

What are your responsibilities?

Within the purchasing process, you are accountable for:

  • During the pre-project stage,
    • Requesting and negotiating prices and evaluating the remaining margin for negotiation in order to validate and secure the prices of materials, components and services for which you are responsible;
  • During the project implementation stage:
    • Negotiating and purchasing, within the required time-leads and quality, at the best total cost, simple and complex materials, parts and services, by establishing a comparison table of bids enabling the purchasing decision
    • Ensure the delivery of equipment and services orders, with the support of Expeditors.
  • On a permanent basis:
    • Looking for new suppliers, including evaluating them in collaboration with the users and the QA / QC service
    • Establishing buying strategies for the most critical segments of your portfolio and deploy them, integrating market and needs evolutions
    • Providing the sourcing service, unit price estimates or the means to calculate the budget prices for the materials, components and services for which you are responsible
    • Negotiating and concluding framework contracts / partnerships regarding some products or services, within the scope of the John Cockerill Group’s purchasing strategy/policy.

Who are you ?

  • Master level, with a technical or commercial orientation (high affinity for technical products required)
  • Proven experience in the area of purchasing and negotiation (knowledge of our activities constitutes) an additional asset
  • Irreproachably honest and ethical
  • Excellent communicator (internal and external)
  • Real contributor, with a strong team spirit, to work in close cooperation with the project managers
  • Mastering oral and written English – able to carry out a negotiation in English
  • Thoroughly conversant with MS Office, you have a good knowledge of systems of the SAP type (drawing up purchase orders, validation of the phases of approval and billing)
  • Willing to travel (25%) throughout the world

What can you expect?

Jefferson Wells offers you a permanent contract as consultant with an attractive salary package and will give you access to trainings in technical matters and soft skills. We will be your career partner for each step along the way.

Are you interested in this job? Don’t hesitate to apply !

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