Technical Buyer

Title Description
Job Category Purchasing
Contract type Indetermined contract period
Site Zaventem
Our offer

As Technical Buyer at SNAE you will be part of the procurement team. You will have to secure the availability of technical parts. You will be responsible for the stock replenishment in cold situations and will react rapidly to the needs of the business in case of emergency. You will take care to find the best alternative between delivery lead times and pricing. You will work in a dynamic and flexible environment where you will have to work in shifts. You will work in close collaboration with the rest of the team and will apply the processes to secure procurement efficiency. You will work in an international environment and insure best in class customer support.


Your responsabilities

• As part of the technical team available 24/7, you will work in shift (including regular night and WE shifts)

• You will support the business to get the technical purchases delivered on time

• You will interact with the customers in a professional way

• You will build a network of suppliers to respond rapidly to the requests

• You will be responsible from ordering to delivery and will take the appropriate actions to facilitate the payment process

• You will take care to secure the minimum stock levels to run the business

• You will respect the procurement process and the standard working methods in place

• You will communicate proactively towards the business in case of potential issues in the delivery process

• You will think out of the box to find rapidly alternatives 

• Multitasking will be part of your day to day and you will have to manage priorities


Your profile

• You have a bachelor degree or have the same level of experience

• You have at least 3 years’ experience in technical procurement (experience in aviation is a plus)

• You are used to work in shift 

• You have excellent communication skills and you are fluent in English and Dutch/French written and oral 

• You are result-oriented, quality-driven and customer oriented

• You are dynamic, stress resistant and you are a good negotiator

• You are flexible and a real team player

• You have the knowledge of an ERP system (SAP is a plus) and of MS office


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