Commodity Buyer

Ref. AN6320
Genk (BE)
Werving & Selectie


Our client, Facil Europe, is a world player in the Automotive Industry with globally known expertise in fasteners and connectors. It is one of the first companies to realize a Full-Service Concept for fastening technologies in the car, truck, agriculture-, rail-, and construction equipment industry. 

Facil, Belgium-based with headquarters in Genk, employs over 400 Fasteneers in 17 countries. 

To reinforce their Purchase Team, they are looking for a:


Commodity Buyer (AN6320)

Genk, Belgium

Functie omschrijving


  • You manage annual cost reductions through supplier negotiation and resourcing
  • You initiate and follow up requests for quotations and you ensure a good internal and external coordination by following up on the customer’s price requests and projects
  • You keep the price & order database up-to-date and communicate closely with the other departments
  • You manage suppliers, including supplier reduction and strive towards a solid, long-term relationship with the customer as well as the suppliers through regular site visits
  • You support the implementation of the operational plan and the measuring and reporting of the status
  • You work on continuous improvement projects to adapt to the changing and challenging environment and communicate market and organizational needs and opportunities to your manager
  • You will report to and perform other job-related duties assigned by the Purchasing Manager 


  • You have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a technical field
  • You have 1 or 2 years of Purchasing experience preferably in the automotive industry
  • Technical interest is required, mechanical or material knowledge is a plus
  • You are analytical, have good organizational skills and are an excellent negotiator
  • You have good communication skills and are customer focused (internal as well as external)
  • You are willing to travel occasionally, within Europe or globally if requested
  • Fluency in English is required, knowledge of Dutch is a plus



You will get to work in a multicultural environment with an international atmosphere with lots of opportunities to grow through a personalized training program.

Facil offers you an attractive salary package with fringe benefits.


Interested? Please apply by sending your resume in an email to 

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