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Senior Technical Buyer (Projects)


Job description | Senior Technical Buyer (Projects)

Strategic responsibility and operational control of procurement for defined material groups to be sourced for the different business units of Scheuten Solar. Focus on the purchasing of goods and services for the realization of large solar power plants (EPC/turn key).

Responsibilities and duties | Senior Technical Buyer (Projects)

The job holder is responsible for:

  • Development and implementation of optimization projects in purchasing of Scheuten Solar
  • Improving the efficiency and effectiveness along the value chain
  • Expansion, control and optimization of the supplier network
  • Design and implementation of international purchasing strategies
  • Design and implementation of internal purchasing processes and organizational structures

In particular, this includes the following tasks:

  • Support of Scheutens suppliers and partners in the field of purchasing
  • Permanent review and improvement of existing supplier contacts
  • Permanent optimization of the existing procurement methods and all relevant purchasing conditions
  • Implementation of new procurement methods
  • Regular analysis of markets and suppliers
  • Contract Management
  • Realization of cost-savings
  • Development and implementation of strategic projects
  • Process and organization optimization

Requirements | Senior Technical Buyer (Projects)

  • Studies preferable in Engineering
  • High identification with the company's objectives
  • Knowledge of quality and management systems
  • Knowledge about the essential for Scheuten relevant markets and suppliers and their products preferred
  • Assertiveness and negotiation skills
  • Strong communicator, real dealmaker and experienced contractor (legal assistance is available)
  • Good skills in verbal and written English; German, French and/or Italian are preferable
  • Team player
  • Show readiness to travel

The Company | Scheuten Solar

Scheuten Solar ( ) is part of Scheuten, a leading and rapidly growing manufacturer of glass and solar systems with over 1500 employees, with headquarters located in Venlo, the Netherlands, and factories in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Taiwan.

The company belongs to the top 3 glass companies in Europe and combines 50 years of experience with innovative ideas to create products that excel in terms of quality and reliability. Apart from its cell and module manufacturing facility in Germany, Scheuten Solar also has branch offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Greece, Italy, Korea and USA with over more than 300 employees.

Innovative solutions from Scheuten Solars in-house research department have repeatedly set new standards in research and development. Scheuten Solar designs, produces and sells photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and total PV solar solutions. As a system house and integrator, they design, develop and realize turnkey PV systems containing both standard and/or glass-glass modules. Scheuten Solar has a wide experience in the realization of large eye catching PV projects as well as small domestic PV solutions.




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