(Senior) Project Procurement Specialist

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Developing a Supply Chain for R&D related project in compliance with strategies

Client is a global supplier within the Hearing Aid Industry. Develops, manufactures, and sells product
solutions to customers who manufacture hearing instruments and other acoustic solutions. It is the
main R&D center within transducers and modules, but in NL it also has sales supportive activities such
as Application Engineering, CQS and administrative support functions. Client has facilities in Denmark,
the Netherlands, Vietnam, the Philippines, USA and China, wherefrom our (more than 6000) colleagues
work together across all locations.

  • Your tasks and responsibilities

    • Internationally monitoring technology capabilities developments by doing market research in
      the supplier market through desk research (internet) and fair visits;
    • Visiting potential suppliers worldwide to assess production conditions, processes, product
      quality and delivery reliability;
    • Establishing and align with Heads of Development and project responsible the procurement
      strategies for project related materials and services;
    • Providing support and giving advises to the R&D organization and Operations with regards to
      procurement related questions;
    • Creating and manage a Supply Chain in accordance with project goals and above mentioned
      strategies, including second source and make-or-buy decisions;
    • Prepare and negotiate purchase agreements, leading to a proposal for signing off;
    • Support Operational Procurement in negotiations and concluding long-term purchase
      agreements with (strategic) suppliers;
    • Support establishing business cases for new projects;
    • Manage and coordinate the process of assessing, monitoring and adjusting the performance
      of R&D suppliers.


  • Your profile

    • Bachelor’s degree in mechatronics or mechanical engineering or similar;
    • Nevi 2 or similar education is a nice to have
    • 3 – 5 years of working experience in procurement and purchasing with a sound global supplier base;
    • Analytical;
    • Outward mindset;
    • Strong business acumen and persuasive with negotiation skills;
    • Goal oriented, proactive and ownership taking;
    • Fluent written and verbal English.

    Equally important to your knowledge and experience is the personality you bring. They need
    someone who is social, hands-on, proactive, eager to learn and result driven. You can interact
    effectively with a wide variety of people with different backgrounds.

    Client offers a compensation package that matches your qualifications, including a competitive salary, 27 vacation days, 13 rota free days and 8% holiday allowance. But more importantly, It’s a working environment that provides you with the opportunity to develop steadily further. They are the leading innovators in their field, and they believe their employees make a difference. Along with your manager you will regularly reflect on and make plans for your development and interests. They are an international and inclusive organization where it is easy to connect with colleagues.

    Further information and application
    Ready to make a difference? Please send your application in English to An assessment and reference check will be part of the procedure.

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