Ref. AN7032
Gent (BE)
Werving & Selectie


For our Client, an international player in the Food Industry, we are looking for a

Purchaser (AN7032)

To reinforce their Purchasing Department

Location: Ghent

Functie omschrijving

-        You are responsible for your own category and the supply to the plus/minus 30 related production plants across Europe.

-        You support the sites in terms of operational problems.

-        You develop and implement a purchasing strategy for your category taking into account factors such as production, quality, cost,… Keeping in mind the business strategy.

-        You source for your category focusing on the Total Cost of Ownership and conduct tenders and negotiations autonomously. Furthermore you contract frame agreements together with the Legal Department.

-        You build and maintain a strong relationship with your key suppliers.

-        You are part of or take the lead in project teams and collaborate closely with the R&D department.

-        You continuously look for new market trends, raw material evolvement, sustainability and innovations and report to the Purchasing Manager.

-        You supervise all development concerning your category.


-        You have succesfully obtained a Master degree. Preferably in Economics or Engineering

-        You have at least 3 years of experience in strategic procurement

-        You are able to work cross-departmental and engage with internal as well as external stakeholders

-        You are a problem solver and work pro-actively

-        You are fluent in English and French. Dutch is a big plus.

You are willing to travel about 15% of your time.


Our client offers the right candidate a challenging job in a dynamic and international environment where you get every chance to grow. 

You will receive an attractive salary with fringe benefits such as a company car, group and hospitalization insurance, home office, flextime,…


 For more information call Stephanie Caracatsanis via 0468 21 46 16 or Greet Jansen via 0475 52 50 15 


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV together with your salary expectation to

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