Commodity Buyer

  • hours: 36 - 40 Hour
  • Education level: HBO/WO
  • Locatie: Leiden

Do you have experience with sourcing and contracting of suppliers? Join our team and have an impact on the success of Airbus space programs in Leiden!

Commodity Buyer

Fulltime - Leiden

At Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands we work at the frontiers of technology in one of the most challenging and rapidly changing industries in the world: Space. Our products and services - including Solar Arrays, Launcher Structures, Instruments & Services and Optical Communications - are among the best in the world. They enable missions that are of great importance for our everyday life on Earth, such as satellite navigation, communications, climate research and monitoring of air quality.

At our state-of-the-art facilities in Leiden, a team of over 200 dedicated professionals work on the design, development, assembly, testing and delivery of space products and services. We do that by thinking creatively in terms of solutions and by working with like-minded business partners. Intensive collaboration in our international community is the key to success, also within the Airbus family that we are proudly part of.

Job description 

As Commodity Buyer, you are responsible for the successful execution of our procurement processes for the indirect spend category. This includes the following commodities; professional services, utilities, facilities, human resources, IT and marketing. For these commodities, you lead the bid, tender and supplier selection process, and you are responsible for the negotiation and implementation of contracts and framework agreements.

What it takes

You have a procurement background, preferably in a corporate environment, with at least 2 years of relevant work experience. A strong but open personality and a persuasive communication style is key. You are a real problem solver, who keeps track on the long-term goals even under the sometimes high day to day pressure for the short term needs. You are a multi-tasker that keeps a clear overview while working on several projects at once.

Our offer

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic and international working environment, extensive opportunities for personal development and attractive working conditions.

Your application

For further details please contact Marina van Nuland, Product Family Manager NPR (+3171 5245897).

To apply, please upload your application letter and CV via our online application form before October 15 2021. The interviews will take place in October/November. 

About Airbus DS NL

Over 300 professionals with a great passion for technology work every day at Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands at the limits of what is possible in one of the most challenging industries in the world: Space.

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Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V.

Postbus 32070
2303 DB Leiden
+31 (0)71-5245000