Purchasing Manager – Industrial & Marine

  • Spain Poland
  • Production
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Purchasing Manager – Industrial & Marine

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Our recruitment process is slightly different from what you might be used to. We start with some games. The process runs through Equalture. When you press the Apply button, you are automatically linked through and you will get more information.

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Are you experienced in sourcing, negotiating, and overseeing suppliers for global operations? Are you someone who loves fast-paced environments and wants to help NRF, growing company with three factories across Europe? Then NRF is looking for you!

About the job

As a Purchasing Manager you will  oversee  the process of sourcing and purchasing essential materials to keep our factories running.

What are you going to do as a Purchasing Manager?

  • Contracting, selecting, and managing suppliers across our locations in Poland, Spain, and the Netherlands, with dedicated support from a purchasing admin specialist in each location.
  • Procuring production utilities and assisting in investment selections for factory equipment.
  • Collaborating with Engineering & Sales to identify suppliers based on project specifications and needs, while ensuring validation with Quality standards
  • Aligning material consumption planning with sales forecasts and production schedules
  • Strategizing optimal launch timings for purchase orders to maintain balance and prevent overstocking, while considering lead time and minimum order quantities.
  • Implementing a dashboard with key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor and take proactive action on open purchase orders.
  • Streamlining processes through digital and agile solutions.
  • Coordinating a team of three Local Purchasers/Planners.

What do you bring as a Purchasing Manager?

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in purchasing within industrial or production environments.
  • Proficiency in English is essential.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics AX and Slim4 inventory planning tool is advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Strong negotiation skills and an analytical mindset for market analysis and identifying savings potential.
  • Self-starter with a pragmatic attitude towards problem-solving.

About the team

Joining our team means leading a group of three local purchasing specialists from Poland, Spain, and the Netherlands. Reporting to both the Industrial Director and Purchasing Director, you’ll thrive in our international atmosphere where all ideas are welcome.

Our benefits

  • Competitive salary
    Remuneration that will be adequate to your skills, experience and results – NRF appreciates employees, also financially.
  • Vacation incentive
    For your long time vacation once per year, you will receive an additional incentive.
  • Sports card
    Do you like going to sports activities? Great, we encourage exercise! With us you will receive funding for the Multisport sports card.
  • Medical care
    We have a private medical care package for you at TU Zdrowie, so that you do not have to queue for healthcare.
  • Development & training
    We love to support your development, this starts with offering English classes with a native speaker after 3 months of employment.
  • Pleasant working environment
    Fruit in the office, delicious coffee or tea, or maybe team-building events? Of course, we care about our employees.
  • Nice atmosphere
    We will say immodestly: it’s just fun to work with us.
Purchasing Manager – Industrial & Marine
  • Production
  • Full-time