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Technical Purchaser


Who are we?

Verhaert is a renowned product development company.
Here you will come home to a challenging and dynamic environment assisting companies in their product development and innovation processes.
Our services range from the definition of new products over their actual development to industrialisation, quality assurance, supplier selection and pilot series set-up.
Our employees are all driven, multidisciplinary high-tech professionals who can develop to their full potential in project companies in the most diverse sectors: consumer goods, medical, ICT and industrial equipment. , ...

Technical Purchasing Manager: the job

As Technical Purchasing Manager you are responsible for the entire purchasing policy and the supplier network, both at project and company level.
  • As technical buyer you are the link between development, suppliers and realisation of the projects.
  • You assist the project teams in the industrialisation process by providing the most suitable production technology and suppliers.
  • You are responsible for all technical purchases for test rigs, prototype construction and pilot series. You involve suppliers in the development process for the development and alignment of production processes.
  • You are responsible for supplier selection, price requests, negotiation up to and including the follow-up of the purchase.
  • You build a good relationship with the various suppliers and your colleagues (internal customers).
  • You closely monitor delivery: delivery deadline, incoming inspection, quality, administration and support in problem solving.
  • You evaluate and manage the current supplier database and thoroughly screen the market for new suppliers, new technologies, materials and production methods.
  • You closely monitor existing contracts and evaluate them at regular intervals;
  • You support colleagues in their search for information (suppliers, product information, etc.) and help them resolve priority conflicts.
  • You maintain the information database of products and suppliers


  • You are ideally a technical bachelor or master (engineer) or candidate with experience in technical procurement and/or a strong technical affinity.
  • You are a team player with a customer-oriented attitude; able to build good relationships with different teams.
  • Preferably, you are familiar with electro mechanical engineering, R&D and/or product development.
  • You are able to read, understand and, if necessary, advise on the technical request (BOM).
  • A relevant professional experience of 3 years in a technical purchasing position or purchasing in a technical environment
  • You have strong purchasing skills: strong in negotiation & decisions;
  • Flexibility and the ability to anticipate quickly are essential.
  • You are precise, meticulous and analytical.
  • Communication and negotiation skills are essential.
  • You are entrepreneurial and take initiative easily (and gladly).
  • Languages: Dutch and English are an absolute must, a good knowledge of French and/or German is nice to have.

Wie zijn wij?

Bij Verhaert kom je thuis in een uitdagende en dynamische omgeving die bedrijven begeleidt in hun productontwikkelings- en innovatietrajecten.
Onze medewerkers zijn stuk voor stuk gedreven, multidisciplinaire professionals die zich ten volle kunnen ontwikkelen in projecten bedrijven in de meest diverse sectoren: consumer goods, medical, ICT en industrial equipment. , ...


  • At Verhaert, you will work in a challenging, technical environment that supports companies in their development and innovation processes.
  • You will work in a stimulating environment where independence and teamwork go hand in hand.
  • You will contribute to the success of a result-oriented, highly technological environment and you can and may develop to your full potential.
  • You step into the world of innovation and help build your future and that of numerous companies.
  • Your motivation, initiative and commitment are appreciated with a competitive remuneration package.



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Peter Roels

Technical Purchaser
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