Purchasing Manager (Nr. H01/19)

We are looking for a Purchasing Manager for our location in Heerlen, Netherlands.

Who we are:

NPROXX is a global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing Type 4 pressure vessels for the storage of hydrogen under high pressure. Based on 40 years experience in carbon-fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) products and systems in various industries NPROXX provides composite tank systems and tailor made solutions for hydrogen storage applications: Transport and storage (up to 500 bar), Heavy duty vehicles (350 bar), Automotive (700 bar).

Your tasks:

  • Responsible for purchasing within NPROXX (BV and GmbH)
  • Develop in close cooperation with NPROXX Management the purchasing strategy and secure implementation
  • Finding and contracting strategic suppliers
  • Finding and contracting service providers (e.g. testing, certification)
  • Create framework agreements with main suppliers
  • Contract negotiations with suppliers
  • Manage contract database
  • Manage and execute supplier audits
  • Secure interaction with main stakeholders in Development, Sales and Operations
  • Driving continuous cost savings
  • Reporting KPI’s on cost savings, % contracted spend and supplier performance

Your Profile:

  • Academic level (e.g. Technische Bedrijfskunde, Werktuigbouwkunde, Fysica). Business studies background could fit as well.
  • At least 10 years relevant experience in an international, industrial/ manufacturing/ project environment.
  • Fluent in English. Dutch and German at an acceptable level.
  • Strategic thinker with a hands-on attitude.
  • Experience in a start-up desirable (is a plus).
  • Lives in the area.

Reporting line:

to Director

We offer:

  • An open and collegial corporate culture
  • Future-oriented and innovative products, exciting prospects and the opportunity to help shape the emission-free mobility of the future
  • Very good primary and secondary employment conditions

Applications in writing to:

NPROXX B.V.
HR Department / Noël Nix
Vogt 21
6422 RK Heerlen
Cell phone +31 6 14695831
or by e-mail to careers@nproxx.com stating the vacancy no.