Senior Strategic Purchasing Controller

Senior Strategic Purchasing Controller

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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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 Sr. Strategic Purchasing Controller, you serve as the backbone of our sourcing department 


This is a new role in the organization and if you become energized to make impact on global level for our financial performance of purchasing, change management and increase our utilization of data, then this is the role for you to apply on.  


Your responsibilities  


  • You act as a business partner with global business finance and strategic purchasing. 
  • You are responsible for tracking cost movements in the P&L. 
  • You are the chief PMO for our Strategic Program: Purchasing with Impact 

What are we looking for?

To be successful in this role, you will need: 

  • Experience as being a consultant in a change driven environment
  • Energized, hands-on, entrepreneurial mind set 
  • Utilize data for decision making, and ability to use big-data for driving results, insights
  • P2P Financial Accounting compliance 
  • To have a good understanding of basic financial reporting

What do we ask from you?

  • 7+ years of experience in consulting or in business controlling (preferably within supply chain) 

  • University degree 

  • Fluent written and spoken English, Dutch is strongly preferred 

  • Decisiveness and result-oriented attitudes 

Your department 

You work in a team of diverse, energetic, inclusive business controllers overseeing global operations across the world. This team is responsible for business control and supply chain activities.  

What we offer​

In this challenging and responsible position, 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 € 7750,- 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? Then apply now with resume and motivation letter please.

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. 

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