Project Buyer (Purchasing)

Project Buyer (Purchasing)

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Sydney, Australia.
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Vanderlande Industries

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses.

The company focuses on the optimisation of its customers’ business processes and competitive positions. Through close cooperation, it strives for the improvement of their operational activities and the expansion of their logistical achievements. Vanderlande’s extensive portfolio of integrated solutions – innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services – results in the realisation of fast, reliable and efficient automation technology.

Your Role

As a Project Buyer, you play a specialised role actively engaged in our Warehousing projects. You utilise established methods, techniques, and tools in procurement, providing professional insights to inform decision-making and persuade project members or the project managers. 

Your responsibilities

  • Create and implement a comprehensive supply plan for procuring non-Vanderlande equipment, while effectively managing project procurement.

  • Manage and execute the procurement process.

  • Negotiate contracts tailored to project specifications.

  • Manage project specific contracts and supplier performance.

  • Influence multiple stakeholders at the regional level.

  • Take on the role of a seasoned collaborator in enhancing procurement processes and related procedures within project and departmental frameworks.

Your qualifications and skills

  • Minimum 5 years of working experience within procurement

  • A background in logistics or logistics automation is preferred. 

  • Prior experience in equipment procurement for projects is advantageous. 

  • Strong organisational and project management skills; adept at prioritising tasks effectively and meeting deadlines

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities; capable of collaborating effectively with colleagues across the company and external stakeholders. 

What We Offer You

In this challenging position, you get the chance to work on a significant contribution to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande. Our organisation has been named for several years in a row as ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’. Besides a competitive remuneration package, we offer a full-time ongoing position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of possibilities for your own personal development.

In a world of technology, Vanderlande believes in people – its employees make the difference in everything the company does.

To apply for this unique and exciting opportunity, submit an updated resume.