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Procurement Engineer

Company description

Daikin Europe N.V. (DENV) is a multinational and leading manufacturer and supplier of HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) equipment. We provide innovative, premium quality indoor climate management solutions to meet the changing needs of our residential, commercial and industrial customers. Today, the Daikin Europe Group boasts a powerful sales network of 17 affiliate companies, 4 sales offices and an entire network of independent distributors and sales contracts in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

'Procurement' is responsible for the supply of production parts and raw materials, by ensuring a smooth combination of planning, purchasing, supplier management, stock management and internal logistics. In addition, the procurement department is responsible for:

  • Developing new procurement strategies for components used in our production.
  • Analysing and optimizing the entire value chain.

Job description

  • Assist management in making the strategic purchasing plan.
  • You are responsible for monitoring the overall procurement process for parts with high added value (from market research to defining new suppliers).
  • This means that you negotiate all commercial and supply chain related conditions taking into account the current company policy regarding purchase.
  • In addition you put in place policies and systems, and / or monitor these with respect to the purchasing activity. (For example, payment and delivery terms)
  • The daily monitoring of key suppliers in terms of price, quality, forecasting and supplier route, is one of your responsibilities.

Searched Profile

  • A degree in civil, industrial or commercial engineering, or you have a Master degree in economics.
  • Experience as a buyer is a plus, but not required.
  • Excellent negotiating skills and have good commercial feeling.
  • Communicative, proactive, not afraid to take initiative and a real team player.
  • A thorough command of English will definitely come in handy in this job.
  • Willingness to travel.

We offer

At Daikin you can count on a varied job, with an international market leader which encourages people to work together and develop. We can offer you a permanent contract. From the very beginning you can count on thorough training and intensive support. Your competitive salary is complemented by a package of extra-legal benefits. 

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