Junior Buyer (m/f/x)

Full time Position



Large company120K employeesAutomotive

Published on March 8, 2024

  • Contract

    Full time Position

  • Location


  • Start date

    As soon as possible

  • Study level

    Bachelor level or equivalent

  • Remote working


Do you have a Master’s or Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline? Would you like to develop your purchasing and negotiation skills? Then, this job is for you!

Your mission


Our multicultural Purchasing team, composed of 30 employees, located on the Braine-l'Alleud site, is currently looking for a Junior Buyer in field of mechanical components to strengthen the team. The Commodity Purchasing team is responsible for supplier benchmarking, evaluation, requests for quotation and supplier selection activity, as well as negotiations for mass production parts prices, terms and conditions.


What will you work on?


Supported by senior buyers and Purchasing Manager:

  • Carry out market studies of candidate suppliers for specific categories of products in order to identify most suitable suppliers in term of Know-how, Quality , Delivery, Cost, Environnment:

-Benchmark European market to identify candidate suppliers

- Use a Request for Information (RFI) process to understand suppliers’ capabilities

  • Manage Request for Quotation (RFQ) process with selected suppliers, analyse proposals, report analysis and make recommendations for supplier selection.
  • Prepare and negotiate cost and contract terms and conditions
  • Carry out negotiation and investigate opportunities of cost optimization in mass production
  • Participate in supplier evaluation of performance in mass production
  • Present analyses in structured way to explain conclusions and make recommendations to management to gain approval



·       Minimum Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (f.e. mechanical engineering, industrial design, etc.)

·       Fluency in English and excellent communication skills

·       Willing to develop negotiation skills with customers and/or external suppliers

·       Excellent organization and analytical skills

·       Good command of Microsoft Office (excel, word, powerpoint)

·       Proactive & assertive person




·       A first experience in mechanics purchasing, design or manufacturing

·       Good command of French or any other languages


What can we offer you?


·       A first professional experience in an international & multicultural company

·       A diversified function combining technical, relational and organizational aspects, with remarkable products & business perspectives in continuous evolution

·       An attractive salary with competitive fringe benefits

·       Flexible schedule with 2 days of homeworking

·       Extralegal and company holidays

·       Sports & family events for our employees and their family

Application deadline

Not given

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