februari 28, 2024

Supplier Manager


Are you customer and result focused? And are you able to make the right decision and express clear and rational reasons for taking that decision? We are looking for a

Supplier Manager

Who is responsible for delivering the right product, with the right specifications at the right price on the agreed date at the agreed place against the lowest total cost of ownership. You are responsible for selection of and negotiating with suppliers to deliver a customer focused proposition.

What is your role? 

Your specific tasks include:

  • Creating supplier strategy that will contribute to business objectives.
  • Executing supplier selection by analyzing price proposals, conducting cost analysis and setting benchmarks.
  • Conducting supplier audits for identifying, eliminating and preventing (quality) problems in a supplier’s products, processes or management system.
  • Taking care of supplier contract negotiation and implementation by adapting tactics and behavior according to supplier strategy.
  • Monitoring the supplier performances, propose corrective actions and ensure follow-up.
  • Introducing supplier development plans and specific cost reduction projects.
  • Implementing supplier manuals.
  • Working together with the Supplier Specialists to manage suppliers, including administration of data in relevant systems.
  • Conducting risk management by anticipating on unfavorable scenarios through analysis of data and preparation of contingency plans.
  • Driving continuous improvement by optimization of supply chain processes.
  • Creating and maintaining a strategic supplier base and keeping up-to-date with market developments of cost price elements.
  • Retrieve information about prices, products, and suppliers.

Your team

The team consists of 4 Supplier Managers and 3 Supplier Specialists. In addition, as Supplier Manager you will collaborate with: Category Management, Stock Management, Supplier Chain Management, and Sales/Marketing to enlarge business, align on assortment needs and -specifications, as well as stock- and supply chain requirements.

Who are you? 

  • You are decisive and you can show drive & persistence;
  • You are result-focused;
  • You are a team player;
  • You are an experienced and good negotiator;
  • You have strong stakeholder management skills;
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or Business Management;
  • 3-5 years of experience in Procurement in an international organisation;
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language. Dutch or German would be an advantage;

What do we offer? 

We are an ambitious, fast-growing, and financially sound organization. You can obviously expect:

  • Travel- and working from home allowance
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • Budget for training and courses
  • Generous pension plan
  • Other benefits depend on the country you will be based

Do you want to join us?
In case you feel challenged by the above role description and requirements, we are interested in meeting you! Please use the application button and send your CV and motivation letter.

If you do not fully meet all the requirements for this role, and you think you would be a good match for us, please apply and convince us.

Do you have a question about this role? Please do not hesitate to contact: gabriela.majchrzak@kramp.com

About us

Thanks to our ambitions we are active throughout Europe: a leading position in the agricultural market for parts. We heavily invest in E-Business and innovations. Our aim is to make it easy for our customers to run their business. Working at Kramp means working with over 3500 international colleagues. The people at Kramp are enthusiastic, professional, and involved. We speak our customers’ language, understand their challenges, and earn their trust to exceed their expectations. Our promise “It’s that easy” is embedded in our culture and DNA.

Working at Kramp means:

… you belong here! ​Being part of our open business community​
… your work makes a difference!​ Have an impact on what matters

… you will develop and realize​! Learn and realize your potential

More about Kramp: https://www.careeratkramp.com/nl-nl

Leek (NL), Lummen (BE), Strullendorf (DE), Utrecht (NL), Varsseveld (NL)

3-5 jaar ervaring
Handel en dienstverlening
> 500 medewerkers
0315-254299 0315-25**** Toon