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De divisie Flooring Systems biedt een breed en aantrekkelijk assortiment milieuvriendelijk linoleum, hoogwaardige vinylvloeren, schoonloopsystemen, tapijttegels, naaldvilt, en Flotex, de wasbare textielen vloerbedekking. Dankzij hun voortreffelijke technische eigenschappen en aantrekkelijke design zijn deze vloerbedekkingen de eerste keus voor openbare gebouwen, warenhuizen, ziekenhuizen en andere zorginstellingen, scholen, bibliotheken, kantoren, vrijetijdscentra, hotels, restaurants en cafés alsmede voor toepassingen in de woonmarkt.
Met een marktaandeel van ruim 65% is Forbo wereldwijd marktleider in linoleum. Onder de merknaam Eurocol levert Flooring Systems ook kant-en-klare lijmen voor vloerinstallaties en keramische tegels en nivelleermassa's voor de bouwbranche

In this role you are part of the divisional procurement team (10fte) that has responsibility to set procurement category strategies, develop and manage supplier relationships and drive most value from category spend. As Procurement Category Buyer you manage your own scope of spend categories across Europe and report directly into the Director Global Procurement. Forbo Flooring is a leading producer of floor coverings, building and construction adhesives with 15 production sites in Europe and local entities in 26 countries.

Procurement Category Buyer

This position leads tactical/strategic sourcing activities for important Direct and Indirect categories, starting with a scope of circa 25M€, with a clear potential to expand scope based on proven competences. You will directly contribute to professionalize procurement with overall goal to organize supplier relationships in more smart, simpler way and at lower cost. The successful candidate will have possibility to tailor exact scope based on professional development preference, be part of mature and ambitious procurement team and benefit from senior management support.

Main duties include:
- Sourcing activities for Direct and Indirect spend whilst maintaining and improving quality and/ or service levels
- International supplier selection and contracting
- Cross-functional projects to address innovation, cost, risk and quality challenges
- Supplier segmentation, development and evaluations
- Professionalize procurement:
* Own monthly KPI reporting process on behalf of the whole team
* Key user of procurement tools
- Validate purchase-to-pay activities

- HBO or University degree
- 2 - 6 years buying experience, local or international
- Fluent in Dutch and English
- Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
- Strong work ethic, ambition to grow and undertake a broad variety of tasks
- Result oriented
- Affection with different cultures and work practices
- A natural ability to keep calm under pressure and a desire to have fun in what you do
- Solid analytical skills
- International travel ca. 20% of time

Job application
An assessment can be part of the procedure.

Job application
For more information about the vacancy, please contact Bastiaan Janse, Director Global Procurement at phone number 075 - 647 7534 or by e-mail bastiaan.janse@forbo.com. For questions about the application procedure, please contact Lucia Fijlstra, HR Advisor at phone number
075 - 647 7368.

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