European Procurement Manager – ERIKS Nederland – Roermond

ERIKS Nederland

As a European Procurement Manager you are responsible, within your assigned product group Tools, Maintenance & Safety, for all strategic procurement activities, including supplier selection resulting from new product opportunities or supply chain optimization within Europe. You will have a strong focus on continuous improvement, synergy and of course the realization of excellent procurement results, and you will coordinate strategy with colleagues from the Center of Expertise (CoE), Business Development and our European locations. Furthermore you will be the link with product management, local purchasing departments and your supply base.


You are responsible for the strategic purchasing of products within your product group at European level;

Guiding and participating in complex purchasing processes, sourcing strategies and market analysis;

Guiding and participating in setting up supply chains between external suppliers, the wider ERIKS organization, and internally within ERIKS;

Conducting contract negotiations with suppliers on behalf of the various ERIKS organizations and coordination with the local purchasing departments within Europe,

Setting up, implementing and guiding structural supplier management and following up on actions that deliver improved supplier performance;

Maintaining relationships with suppliers;

Initiating continuous improvement processes, both internally and externally,

Defining processes and safeguarding them;

You closely follow national and international market developments within your field.

Your Profile:

A relevant Bachelor’s or Masters’ degree, and preferably you have also completed additional purchasing education and / or training

At least 5 years of work experience within a strategic purchasing role

Able to keep the overview, to prioritise and to keep all parties aligned

You thrive in a commercial technical environment

Strong consulting skills and able to inspire others

An excellent command of the English language and preferably one other European language like Dutch, German or French

Willingness to travel (approx. 20 %)


Excellent remuneration package, including a company car or mobility budget

25 days of holiday + 12 “ADV” days

Business tools (laptop and mobile phone)

Hybrid work model

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