Operational Buyer | English & Dutch

Mijdrecht, reference 2024-00908

Job description

As an Operational Buyer, you will enjoy a challenging and varied role. You will be responsible for the entire purchasing process, ensuring that inventory levels of parts, accessories, and machines are maintained. You will have daily, intensive contact with suppliers, building strong relationships with them.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyzing data to determine accurate forecasts.
  • Checking and processing purchase proposals and maintaining up-to-date information regarding purchase orders.
  • Collaborating closely with other departments to provide accurate information to customers.
  • Contributing to the improvement of purchasing processes.
  • Discussing discrepancies with suppliers, monitoring delivery times, and taking necessary actions.
The Purchasing Department consists of three Buyers and a Team Lead. The team is well-matched and encourages each other to think creatively and "out of the box."


  • Proficiency in Dutch and English, both written and spoken.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Minimum HBO+ working and thinking level.
  • Experience with ERP systems and knowledge of production processes.
  • Availability for 40 hours per week.
  • Knowledge of Slim4 - Slimstock and possession of a Nevi diploma is a plus.
Key Attributes:Proactive, integrity, independent, and results-oriented. Additionally, you have an open personality, an analytical mindset, and a hands-on approach.

Working conditions

In this role you will enjoy a pleasant workplace with great equipment, quality furniture, air conditioning and a modern cafeteria with an outdoor terrace, access to free parking. Other benefits include:
  • 25 vacation days with an option to purchase additional days
  • Monthly salary between €3000,- and €4000,- depending on experience and expertise
  • Holiday allowance (8%)
  • Good pension scheme
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Sports subscription contribution (worth €600,- per year)
  • Time and budget for personal development 

Salary from: €3000,-
Salary to: €4000,-

Work location


Company description

Our client has been supplying professional catering equipment for over 45 years. They export to 55 countries and operate from Mijdrecht, which is situated near Amsterdam, Leiden, Utrecht. The company’s rapid growth can be attributed to their commitment to fulfilling three core promises: maximum customer satisfaction, the highest possible quality of products , and the lowest prices. Over the past few years, they have grown into a leading player in the industry. They are now seeking an Operational Buyer to help them take the next step in their journey.

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Camila Gademan, Utrecht
[email protected]
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Recruiter contact

Camila Gademan
E: [email protected]
T: +31(0)6-34154095


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