Operational purchaser (PR-34110679)

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Salary: €48600 - €54000 per annum + competitive
Sectors: Supply Chain
Job Type: Permanent
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We are an engineering-focused company, passionate about providing high-tech simulation and testing technologies for the global aircraft, automotive and motion control application markets. Currently 115 professional and motivated people work in the unique atmosphere of our location near Amsterdam.

The company is part of a international concern.

We are a global designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision motion products and systems. Our powerful systems find their way into military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, industrial machinery, marine applications and medical equipment.

Our main products, within the Business Unit Simulation & Test near Amsterdam, are the Motion Systems for creating the illusion of actual flying/driving, Control Loading Systems that provide advanced force feedback on the control of the pilot in a simulator and Aerospace & Automotive Test Systems for material, construction and system testing.

We serve a wide range of customers, including global OEMs such as Airbus, Boeing, BMW, Ford, etc.

The Supply Chain department (3 Fte) is responsible for all purchasing activities. It thus plays an important role in the process from customer order to delivery to the customer. The Supply Chain is responsible for the complete flow of goods from our (international) suppliers to storage. She also makes an important contribution to the preliminary phase of new projects by means of suitable suppliers/product combinations. The Supply Chain department plays an essential role in the cost (price/quality) and efficiency (material availability) of our production facility.

We are immediately looking for an enthusiastic operational purchaser for our Supply Chain Management department.


  • Knowledge of the manufacturing industry, mechanically and electrically with having a network is an advantage.
  • Independently selecting and setting up the supplier network, including initiating audits, monitoring supplier KPIs.
  • Independent purchase of products and services based on supplied BOMs.
  • Is M. engineering or project management preparing and executing quotation processes.
  • Drafting contracts and assisting in setting up contract management.
  • The independent execution of orders for the designated product groups.
  • Entering and maintaining purchasing master data in the ERP system such as delivery times, prices and supplier data. MOOG has been working with SAP since April 2022.
  • Identifying possible purchasing risks and contributing to the management of these risks, such as delivery time monitoring by following up on orders to suppliers, proactively claiming deliveries, informing stakeholders and possibly initiating necessary follow-up actions.
  • Progress monitoring by checking the presence of components prior to the start of a production order.
  • Co-handling of returns to suppliers (RTV)
  • Reviewing and handling deviating order confirmations and invoices.
  • Making proposals for improvements.

Job requirements:

  • Training at MBO level, (supplemented) with production-logistics elements and Nevi I (or comparable training) and Nevi II a pre.
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems (SAP) in a production environment.
  • Command of the English language in word and writing and German is a plus.
  • Stress resistant and flexible.
  • Technical knowledge (an education) is a plus
  • Experience reading technical drawings/documentation
  • Customer-oriented, Proactive, Accurate.
  • Team player with excellent social and communication skills
  • Experienced in using Excel (Office 2016)
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