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Date: Feb 26, 2021

Location: Mortsel, BE

Company: Agfa-Gevaert NV


As a Buyer MRO/Capex you are responsible for:


  • Managing MRO Projects: you are managing suppliers, maximizing the quality and the cost / benefit ratio and monitoring the TCO principle able to realize savings.
  • Managing Capex projects: you are  responsible for managing investment projects as a buyer for the AGFA Group.
  • Working in close collaboration with your internal customers. You prepare project plans together, defining objectives, scope, and responsibilities to achieve your targets. You ensure that purchase initiatives and projects are integrated by your internal customers and their business environment
  • Monitoring the expenses via the available IT systems. You are responsible for the correctness and completeness of the data, as well as for the continuous follow - up, monitoring and reporting.
  • Scouting for alternative suppliers to compare price / quality on the market so that the Purchasing budget can be optimized.
  • Negotiate with suppliers. You work within the boundaries of the global Purchasing strategy and guarantee delivery of what has been agreed with your internal costumer  (time, budget, quality, ...)
  • Managing supplier relationships, striving for continuous improvement.
  • Managing small cross-functional teams on project basis.
  • Coaching local / regional colleagues so that centrally negotiated agreements and strategies are correctly executed.
  • Actively contributing to the implementation and harmonization of Purchasing guidelines and processes.
  • The writing out and further follow-up of RFQ, RFP, Purchase orders, contracts. You check whether the requested has been delivered correctly and you intervene where necessary.



    • You have a master in a technical field or a bachelor combined with experience either in a similar position or in a production environment (you understand the challenges in terms of safety, quality and deliverability. You are familiar with the requirements of maintenance and repairs.)
    • You are a good negotiator or willing to further develop yourself here.
    • You are good at project management.
    • You are analytical and you like to work with numbers.
    • You have profound knowledge of MS Office applications, SAP is a plus.
    • You can function very well both independently and in a team.
    • You work accurate, you have an eye for detail and you are dynamic.
    • You have strong communication skills and profound knowledge of Dutch and English (every other language is a plus).

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