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Interim Tactical Buyer (f/d/m)

Envipco is a leading Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) technology company with 40 years of experience. We provide collection systems for both small and large supermarket stores and on-the-go outlets. Our vision is for a cleaner, more sustainable environment for the next generations. We do this by providing the most cost-effective and efficient equipment to collect and sort used consumer beverage packaging and arrange the refunds. Our systems support high recycling rates and contribute to the circular economy.

For our Global Supply Chain team, we are searching for a Interim Tactical Buyer. In this role you will be an integral part of the overall Supply Chain Organization and helps achieving Envipco’ s targets for assigned suppliers regarding delivery, productivity, and quality. Moreover, this position will be key for the efficient and effective sourcing process of purchase orders, drive specific short-term improvements in regard to QLTC, ensure data maintenance and accuracy and help driving Lead Time performance.

Reporting into the Global Supply Chain Director, and with a dotted line to the local Supply Chain Managers, you will be empowered with the task of the operational management of key suppliers in the dedicated categories ensuring continuation of our production whilst keeping the supply chain and production costs down, and the quality of the product or service unaffected.


  • Responsible for the PO management, confirmation and follow-up thru its corresponding payment, tracking milestones and problem-solving with suppliers and internal functions, management of purchase order backlog to ensure plant production schedule, push out, pull-in and cancellation requests management, escalation management (for level 1), follow up of late orders, ensure purchase order alignment (e. g. MOQ/PPQ alignment, short ship, late delivery, early shipment, price discrepancies), and accurate supplier contact details.
  • Ensure accuracy of the Info Record and Source List data in alignment with MRP parameters, incl. MOQ, Price, and LT.
  • Be the first line of communication to the suppliers and establish a regular communication cadence and escalate suppliers that impose significant risk to business (e. g. line downs, high financial impact, general compliance with TE requirements) to the next internal level.
  • Closely cooperate with Planners and Supply Chain Team on material risks and opportunities.
  • Responsible for material/component availability (excluding finished goods) through MOQ optimization and inventory management, including highlighting opportunities for replenishment to Category Management team in agreement with Planners (e. g. consignment, VMI, reorder points, frame-orders) and tactical execution of scheduling agreements, as well as execution of materials certification and corresponding data.
  • Obtain the Demand/S&OP Forecast from planners, provide it to the suppliers and identify gaps.
  • Track supplier shut-downs, holiday and vacation closings, and communicate these to planning department.
  • Help driving all relevant Procurement KPIs with a high focus on delivery, quality and costs.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects to drive KPI performance.
  • Ensure ordering/receiving data accuracy and drive specific short-term improvements / containment actions.
  • Enforce Envipco policies, incl. PO confirmation and package labelling, and act as first point of contact for system access/navigation issues.
  • Support plant team for Operations Certifications and Audits – with special focus on Procurement requirements.
  • Support Category Management regarding the following tasks: Supplier quality level, commodity business plan strategies, material productivity targets, lead time and price accuracy, all legal requirements and compliance, in- and outsourcing activities, supplier’s quarterly business reviews, ad hoc queries, high impact projects, reduction of suppliers, establishing supplier agreements, and definition of grow, fix & exit suppliers.


  • Bachelor's degree required preferably in Business, Finance, Supply Chain or related field. MBA or Masters of Supply Chain is strongly preferred
  • Problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and communication skills
  • Project management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multi-cultural teams
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continues improvement attitude
  • Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels
  • Knowledge in the use of ERP system and Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Experience within the area of Procurement would be an added value
  • APICS CPIM and or CSCP
  • Fluent in English (company standard language), German is very much preferred. Dutch language is plus.

What we offer:

  • A diverse job in a qualified and committed team
  • Independent working environment
  • Attractive and performance-oriented compensation and benefits
  • Participation in the development of a dynamic, internationally growing company

If you are self-motivated, passionate about technology and ready to work in a fast-paced, growing company, then we want to hear from you!

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