Procurement category manager

Procurement category manager

  • Erp (NL)
  • fulltime

For our head office in Erp, we are looking for a procurement category manager. You will work directly under the director procurement, where you and your colleagues are responsible for the procurement for Van den Bosch at national as well as international level. You will be working in an expert team. Whatever the country, whatever the language, they know our industry inside out.

In the position procurement category manager, you are responsible for all forms of purchasing, hiring and contracting that occur at Van den Bosch. Together with the rest of the procurement team you are responsible for the contracting of intermodal services such as train and boat connections, trucking by subcontractors, tank cleaning, fuel and much more. You are always looking for the best suitable suppliers that fit the needs of the organisation. You also work through our Supplier Success Program to improve the right products and performance in cooperation with these suppliers. You are responsible for relationship management and proactively explore and follow (market) developments, new services and products and anticipate them.

You are an energetic professional who thinks in terms of opportunities, and you are also someone who possesses a high dose of performance motivation. You will get a lot of freedom and responsibility to make your contribution to a beautiful, healthy and growing company.

Procurement category manager
Your profile
  • A completed bachelor's degree or demonstrable working and thinking level
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Procurement (minimum 3 years' experience in purchasing services)
  • Affinity with the transport sector
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages. German, Italian and Spanish are an advantage
  • You have commercial and technical insight and possess the power of persuasion and influence
Our offer
  • Working for an organisation that has been elected World-class Workplace in 2021
  • A challenging position in your field of expertise in a dynamic international environment
  • An intensive and extensive introduction programme to get to know the entire organisation
  • Opportunities for personal development

This is Van den Bosch

  • Dynamic, young and international teams
  • Plenty of room for development and growth
  • Leading the way together through innovation and digitisation
  • Work and private life always in balance
  • Named ‘World-class workplace’ in 2021

About us

Are you the procurement category manager we are looking for?

Get in touch with our Corporate recruiter Donne van der Wal and share your motivation and cv.

(+31) 413 - 217 337
Donne van der Wal