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Indirect Commodity Buyer

At Premium Sound Solutions (PSS), we develop and produce world-class innovative sound solutions for automotive and consumer applications. You may not have seen us; however, we are producing more than 90 million loudspeakers …. a year! Loads of cars and consumer products contain speakers from us. So maybe you find us in your car or at home, while listing to your favorite song.

We are a sustainable company that strives for a good work-life balance, invests in training and values integrity, teamwork, sustainable innovation, and leadership by excellence. Premium Sound Solutions employs more than 3000 people in product development and state-of-the-art production facilities. You will find R&D departments in Belgium, China and offices and production facilities in Belgium (Dendermonde), Germany, Hungary, Malaysia, China, USA and Mexico. For our Purchasing Department in Dendermonde, we are looking for an Indirect commodity Buyer.

 What will you do for us as an Indirect Commodity Buyer.

The role of the indirect Commodity Buyer (ICB) is to execute regional & global strategy. By leading the local commodity the Indirect Buyer is responsible for driving the RFQ process and analyzing the results associated with the Request for Quote (RFQ)/Request for Information (RFI); Assure cost optimal sourcing of indirect equipment, material, services, and investments to fulfill the business demands of the region EUROPE. Cross-functional work in a matrix organization is key.

Key areas of accountability:

  • Supplier screening and assessment in accordance to purchasing requisition
  • RFQ/RFI process
  • Supplier selection, price/terms negotiation, contract negotiation
  • On-time delivery
  • Key supplier management & performance
  • Contentiously cost reduction and source optimization

Who are you?

  • Academic / Professional Qualification: bachelor’s degree, master’s degree is preferred.
  • Expertise/Skills: 3-5 years purchasing experience and knowledge in Automotive or relevant industry.
  • Experience with SAP is necessary.
  • Experience in capex or indirect spend purchase is a plus.
  • Language skills: Excellent proficiency in English and Dutch (oral & written)
  • Personal Attributes: Awareness, critical thinking, ethical/integrity, accountable teamwork, communication skills, and milestone experience.
  • Basic level of contract knowledge is a plus

Sounds great?

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic, and ambitious individual. You will have a challenging role in a true multicultural and innovative environment. In addition to a competitive salary, we can offer you a company car and other extra-legal benefits.

Together with all your PSS colleagues, you will shape the future of sound.

We are looking forward to meeting you…

Sales Automotive / Consumer office
Dendermonde, Belgium
Hoogveld 50
9200 Dendermonde