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Job title:  Global EPS / Project Procurement Manager

Job family:  Supply Chain
Business area:  Feed & Biofuel
Contract location: 

Geldrop, North Brabant, NL

Working location:  Geldrop, North Brabant, Netherlands
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

This position holder has the overall responsibility for developing, overseeing and managing Division’s overall supply chain of buy in equipment to support our EPS and Project strategy in order to maximize the process efficiency, quality and productivity. In addition, he/she plays a crucial role in developing and maintaining good relationships with vendors and distributors and secure competitive sourcing of buy in equipment.

                                                                                                   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Ensure alignment and cooperation between the Supply Chain, Sales-, Project- , Industry-,  and Product management teams in FB and Multi locations to agree at Targets & priorities
  • Seek to improve all aspects of the supply chain area by reviewing current methodology and processes
  • Early involvement in the project bid phase
  • Maintain a friendly and professional relationship with vendors while promoting company initiatives and values
  • Research and seek out the most qualified products needed for the right cost, quality and Lead-times to support our EPS Strategy
  • Research partner companies and seek to negotiate best-price contracts to increase business revenue
  • Plan and implement supply chain optimization and localize to LCC/BCC for local, regional and global usage
  • Keep detailed records, generate reports, and develop presentations to help management understand the logistics perspective
  • Build relationships within the company and with external parties, such as suppliers or distributors
  • Read and comprehend legal documents, such as contracts or import/export agreements
  • Collaborate with others from diverse backgrounds in order to identify problems and find solutions



  • Knowledge how to manage and improve supply chain data, information and processes
  • Understanding of principles of accounting and finance
  • Professional communication skills are essential when conversing and negotiating with vendors
  • Exceptional ability to conceptualize large-picture projects and foresee challenges and needs to be addressed
  • Understanding of all aspects of supply chain processes
  • Ability to research companies and determine the best vendors to reach out to for various projects
  • Experience working in and maintaining databases using Microsoft Excel and others relevant to company processes
  • Supply Chain Management certification is strongly preferred
  • Machinery/engineering skills
  • Technology skills (ANDRITZ IT Tools)
  • Language skills :
    • English fluency (must have)
    • German and other languages (good to have)


SOFT SKILLS (skills and behaviors)




Customer Focus:

  • Resolve issues with colleagues and other business organizations in a way that appears seamless to the customer
  • Listen and fully understand the customer needs
  • Bring the voice of the customer into all our conversations and actions
  • Check whether my customer is also a customer of other business organizations and team up to ensure a seamless customer experience
  • Foster strong partnerships with stakeholders to maximize customer value

Ownership for Performance 

  • Keep promises
  • Focus on fixing the problem without blaming others
  • Take responsible action rather than waiting
  • Focus on outcomes while respecting compliance, safety and processes
  • Look for the simplest way to do what we want to do

Share Commitment

  • Align the interests of the Group with my own or those of our team / business organization
  • Adopt other people's good ideas or initiatives, rather than "reinventing the wheel"
  • Encourage collaboration
  • Give, accept, and ask for feedback and help
  • Apply learnings from successes and mistakes and share them with other business organizations
  • Offer resources to others outside the team or business organization to help them resolve their challenges


  • Listen to others to fully understand their ideas
  • Openly share what I know with others
  • Show trust in the ability of others by encouraging them to deliver or to make prompt decisions
  • Walk the talk




Negotiation skills
Analytic thinking
Result oriented
Systemic view
Ability to work across organization boundaries inside and outside the legal entities
Independent and proactive





Bachelor/Master’s degree in engineering and/or related field


MBI or Master in Business Administration





At least 5 years’ experience in an international industrial environment in Supply Chain Management is essential


Industrial Sector

Feed Milling, Extrusion, Biomass and Waste ( by education and /or experience )




  • Availability for travels and residence in other regions


Please send your CV and resume to Lyanne Pas human.resources@andritz.com or Friso Timmers friso.timmers@andritz.com before august 15.

Requisition ID:  1840

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