Junior Purchaser

  • Son En Breugel
  • HBO
  • Salary indication €13.26-13.27
  • 25 Hours per week
  • Parttime
  • #1AV0045154

About the job

It’s up to you to make sure Advantech’s operations department always has the right components, parts and products from external manufactures at hand. This is more elaborate that it might sound, you work together with the third party vendors to reach the best solutions for the best price in the best planning.

Your main contracts are third party manufactures with whom we have rebranding contracts. The companies you work with are located in both Europe and Greater Chine. Because of the magnitude of the cooperation, a large part of your work contains getting the right goods at the right place in the right time.

You might select new potential vendors and manufactures for future cooperation. These buying decisions are not only based on price of course, but also very much on quality, operational speed and reliability. You can really make a difference in the way we work with our partners.

Job requirements

Advantech is ready to teach you everything you need to know, but they are looking for someone with a background is commercial purchasing. It doesn’t really matter whether you’ve learned this in school, university or over the years in your career so far. What is most important is your attitude and willingness to learn. You’re assertive, communicative and steadfast. You’re not afraid to do things wrong, because you can only learn from making mistakes.

Most of the contacts they have are in English, but German is becoming quite an important language for this role. We expect of you to be fluent in at least one of these two languages.

Starting in the role of Jr. Purchaser could open quite a future at Advantech. There are many internal growth paths. If you have it in you, the sky is the limit at Advantech!

About the company

Advantech is a leader in providing trusted, innovative products, services and solutions. Advantech offers comprehensive system integration, hard ware, software, customer-centric design services, embedded systems, industrial automation products and global logistic support. Advantech is located in Son en Breugel, near Eindhoven.

What we offer

  • A nice hourly wage
  • A parttime job for 25 hours per week
  • Travel allowance: €0,19 / km.
  • A temporary contract (contract voor bepaalde tijd)
  • A nice job where you can learn

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ASA Eindhoven
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5612 LZ, Eindhoven


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Frequently asked questions

Yes, we are a member of ABU: the branch organization of the temporary employment sector. This organization guarantees that its members act according to the Dutch law. 
You are more than welcome at our office in Venlo, where our recruiters can talk to you in either Dutch, English, German and/or Polish.
If you work via Start People it is possible to, I some cases,  use one of our collective health insurance policies. However, if you want to stay in The Netherlands for a longer period of time, we advise you to arrange health insurance yourself.  
Some companies we work with only offer day shifts, but the most companies offer several shifts (morning-, day and night shifts). It is often not possible to work structurally in one specific shift.
Unfortunately, one of these three languages is required to find a job via Start People. It is important that you can communicate with our colleagues and your manager at work.
Yes, you can choose between a weekly or a 4-weekly payment of your salary.
If you want to work in The Netherlands, you should be able to arrage your own transportation. Also, traveling together with other people is not preferred due to the flexibility you need for several jobs. 
Unfortunately, Start People does not offer housing. If you wish to work for Start People, you need to arrange housing in the Netherlands or in the Dutch border area.

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If you intend to stay in the Netherlands for less than four months, registration in to the personal record database is not obligated. If you still want a citizen service number, you must register in the personal record database of the city you live in. 

We can help you make an appointment to get your BSN number, but you must go to the appointment yourself. 
You need a valid ID, BSN number on an original document from either the Tax Authorities or City (Hall) you are registered in, and a European bank account number (IBAN) in your name.
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