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Sourcing Manager Mechanical Assemblies

Sourcing Manager Mechanical Assemblies

Job area Supply Chain Location Veghel, Netherlands. Contract type Full time

Do you want to contribute on a strategic level? Are you a team player with sourcing experience and able to work in a multidisciplinary and international environment to achieve best results for our products in terms of added value, quality and competitiveness? If the answer is ‘yes’, then we are looking for you!

Vanderlande is dedicated to improving its customers’ business processes and competitive position. Vanderlande is the expert in automated material handling systems, which we mainly deliver to our customers by executing projects that focus on design, own manufacturing, 3 th party supply and installation of these systems. Our systems and associated services enable fast, reliable, goods handling in distribution centers, parcel and postal sortation facilities, as well as baggage handling at airports.

Your department

The Global Supply Chain organization plays a key role in the world-wide deliveries of products and services to Vanderlande solutions and consist of 3 Supply Chain Centers (SCC) in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Strategic Sourcing Europe is part of SCC Europe and is responsible for both Product- and Non Product related sourcing. The department is tasked to develop and maintain a stable and competitive supply base to support Vanderlande’s projects, services and sustainable profitability. Within Vanderlande, the department operates on both strategical and tactical level. There is a high degree of cooperation with R&D, Engineering, Quality, Service, Projects and other Supply Chain departments around the globe.

Due to growth we are looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to strengthen our EU. You will be responsible for the sourcing of mechanical assemblies related to Vanderlande Industries designed Equipment.

Your role

As Strategic Sourcing Manager you are responsible for Mechanical Assemblies. For this category you will support you manager in developing a regional strategy/action plan for your assigned supply base and implement this in your region. You will be responsible for the performance of your assigned suppliers on quality, delivery, service and cost competitiveness. You negotiate best contract conditions for Vanderlande and ensure a healthy relationships with your suppliers. As Strategic Sourcing Manager you will report to the Manager Sourcing EU for Vanderlande designed equipment.

Your responsibilities

In the role of Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will:

  • Develop & implement the regional category strategy for your assigned category scope in full alignment with the Global Category Strategy

  • Support in managing stakeholder buy-in to ensure that the implementation of the strategy is effective

  • Do market analysis, provide direction by identifying potential improvements, new suppliers etc.to meet BU requirements

  • Optimize the supply base by selecting the right suppliers for the future and drive supplier excellence on QLTCS to secure long-term assurance of supply objectives

  • Manage the overall supplier performance together with your Category team

  • Actively drive relationship management with your suppliers & internal stakeholders

  • Understand the cost aspects of your category and control the negotiation process by delivering the total cost of ownership value to support the profitability objectives of VI.

  • Ensuring our key supplier relationships are defined via written agreements that meet the long-term and short-term needs of the business

  • Actively drive relationship management with your suppliers & internal stakeholders

  • Drive continuous improvement programs with your internal stakeholders, Supply Chain colleagues & suppliers.

Your profile

Our ideal candidate will recognize themselves in:

  • Master degree in Business, Engineering, Supply or Supply Chain management.

  • At least 5-8 years of experience in the field of strategic and tactical sourcing/category management in an international High Tech environment

  • Proven track record in contract management & negotiation

  • Excellent level of verbal and written communication (Dutch & English)

  • Structured and result driven

  • Flexible and proactive team player

  • Leader of change

  • Willingness to travel, up to 30%

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, including Amazon and Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries. 

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

Our Offer

This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries, a company which is already years in a row chosen as “Top employer” in the Netherlands.

We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work  and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.

Besides your salary, we offer you the following:

  • 27 holidays & 13 ADV days (based on fulltime)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Training possibilities

  • Company car

  • Travel compensation

  • Collective Pension and insurance

Your application

If the role of Strategic Sourcing Manager appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Tjalling Kraak (Specialist Recruitment) on +31 413 49 30 24.

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