Technical Buyer

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  • Job category: Procurement
  • Contract type: Permanent contract
  • Site: Steenokkerzeel

Sabena Engineering is a leading independent and international aviation solutions provider for civil and military operators. Our capabilities cover the main aircraft types, including Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed, regional and military aircraft and rotor aircraft. With our unique and innovative solutions to both regular and complex needs, Sabena Engineering is all set to grow as a worldwide proximity partner, bringing its expertise wherever needed.

Sabena Engineering & SABCA are part of a unique industrial ecosystem in the Belgian aerospace industry which is owned by Sabena Aerospace (holding company) and by the Société Fédérale de Participations et d’Investissements (SFPI/FPIM).

Your Main responsibilities

  • 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 open to be on call 24/7 for one 1 week per month.
  • 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

Our Offer :

  • Join the Sabena Engineering team, passionate about aviation and fully dedicated to its success. Within our organization, everyone contributes to our goals with their own expertise and their responsible behaviour.
  • Benefit from a competitive package and develop your skillset to contribute to the company success.
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