Senior Buyer

  • Inkoop
  • Tilburg

Chromalloy is an international technology company specialized in innovative solutions in the field of gas turbine engines. Chromalloy is one of the world’s largest non-OEM providers of advanced coatings, repairs and replacement parts for gas turbine engines. We are the only non-OEM provider in the world that offers coatings, repairs, production and revision from a single source. Chromalloy is some 4000 employees strong and works on new solutions daily, for customers’ products in Aero-, Military- and industrial Gas Turbines. Chromalloy Tilburg is a site with ca. 170 colleagues.

What is your job scope?

Chromalloy is looking for a Sr. Buyer to be a key member of the Global Sourcing & Procurement Team and an integral part of Chromalloy Holland. The Buyer has responsibility and has accountability for assisting in the business process, cost management, initiating and executing strategic sourcing initiatives at a site level.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible to deliver against cost management targets and provide support to the Sites in several activities, including but not limited to:

  • Collaborating with operations to define material and service needs
  • Negotiating and managing purchase orders to meet site demands
  • Maintaining supplier performance (OTD, Fill Rate, and Quality)
  • Ensuring adherence to internal procurement performance expectations
  • Identifying and executing on continuous improvement opportunities
  • Providing information and analysis for make/buy decisions
  • Developing and managing purchasing cost savings opportunities
  • Negotiating supplier agreements
  • Assisting Global Sourcing leadership with defined projects and executing strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Supporting Site Planning to ensure RM inventory levers (Kanban, min/max, etc..) remain current and accurate
  • Ensuring supplier lead-time accuracy in demand system
  • Aligning payment terms
  • Maintaining an in-depth understanding of key supplier business & financial risks

Who are you?

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related field,
  • 6+ years’ experience purchasing in a manufacturing environment
  • Significant exposure and experience with Capital Expense projects
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to work in a large matrix environment.

Chromalloy is offering:

A very challenging and demanding position for that person willing to take their career to the next level. We operate in a challenging but very rewarding market and that is reflected in your career with us. Next to excellent remuneration, there is great liberty in your role and ample room to grow. We work with a great set of additional benefits and opportunities, such as (international) career growth plans and personal development opportunities.


For further information please contact Michiel Daamen via 06-29422744

Dienstverband: Vast
Uren: Full-Time
Opleidingsniveau: HBO
Carriereniveau: Senior
Trefwoorden: Sourcing & Procurement, Aerospace, Capital Expense, Negotiations, Suppliers