Commodity Buyer Electronics and Equipment

Job description

Does the electric mobility environment and strategic negotiations energize you? Within our Supply Chain Management department we would like to welcome an enthusiastic Commodity Buyer Electronics and Equipment. The Commodity Buyer is responsible for sourcing, managing supplier relations and contracting key electronics equipment supplier(s). He or she is capable of building bridges with internal stakeholders and external suppliers, has a high spend responsibility and frequent exposure to Senior Management. The Commodity Buyer reports to the Supply Chain Manager. 


Job Mission 

The Commodity Buyer is responsible for scouting and contracting new suppliers and further strengthening and development of Allego’s existing key supplier relations. He or she acts as a strong leader and assures the realization of strategic, tactical and operational goals in the sourcing and procurement domain. 


Job Description The Commodity Buyer Electronics and Equipment:

  • Has a good understanding of and network in the global electronics equipment market
  • Has a vast experience in the scouting and sourcing of electronics hardware equipment
  • Has experience in the hands-on execution of competitive pricing strategies
  • Leads and executes negotiations for deals within the assigned category
  • Is able to negotiate on senior management level with suppliers
  • Understands how to act in a young and rapidly expanding (electric mobility) market – in time contracting of partners is crucial to increase Allego’s marketshare
  • Builds and maintains long-term relationships with international suppliers
  • Uses subject matter expertise and market knowledge to shape the stakeholders demand
  • Manages overall procurement for product related goods and drives for continuous improvements
  • Involves selected suppliers in early stages of New Product Introduction of Allego
  • Interacts with internal stakeholders (Technical Consultancy, Product Management and Marketing, Realization and Operations) on all levels within the organization.
  • Is willing to travel 30% of his/her time abroad

Requirements

Education 

Higher vocational education/Master-degree in Electronics Engineering


Experience

  • 7+ years of work experience in an international electrical engineering and services environment
  • Experienced and strong negotiator
  • Team player with proven ability to successfully manage complex multi-disciplinary projects
  • Experience with relationship management and Electronics know how.
  • Excellent language skills in English: German and or French are an advantage

 

Personal Skills 

Good communicator combined with a result driven mentality. Client focused and problem solving team player who creates strong commitment with internal stakeholders and external parties. He or she is analytical, structured, accurate and able to maintain overview, assess priorities and focus on concrete results.


Context of the position:

As a supply chain integrator, Allego focuses on selecting the right Electronic Vehicle (EV) charging technologies in the market and integration of its supply chain. Therefore a high level of flexibility must be built into the supplier network and the right SLAs contracted. The Supply Chain Management Department supports the Allego regions in the qualification and development of this global network.


Our offer
A front row seat at a company which is accelerating one of the most impactful changes in recent history, the shift to clean mobility. Besides this, you will be surrounded by a smart and ambitious group of people in an international environment. Salary is competitive. At Allego you choose your own challenges, we will make education and training available if necessary.