Reference : VIE00117

VIE - Deputy Purchasing Manager - H/F

  • Belgium BASTOGNE
  • VIE (European Citizens)
  • Posting date : 01/13/2023

Position description

We’re looking for a VIE to strengthen the position of our Purchasing Department across the Sekurit Services Supply Chain (more than 20 affiliates in Europe).

He/She will act as Deputy Purchasing Manager and will help the manager taking decisions regarding European suppliers, outsourcing, analysis, etc.                                                                                          

Main responsibilities:


  • Management of a portfolio of suppliers,
  • Assessment of affiliates' purchasing needs,
  • Identifying potential savings in a holistic approach,
  • Drafting of specifications,
  • Implementing a process for consolidating network consumption,
  • Negotiation with suppliers,
  • Implementation of purchasing strategies at supply chain level.


  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain or Business Management with purchasing skills,
  • Eager to learn, open minded & curious,
  • Pro-active attitude, taking initiatives,
  • Ability to work autonomously,
  • High attention to detail, rigorous,
  • Good communication skills: both verbal and written, and fluency in English,
  • Appetite to multi-cultural environments,
  • Proficiency in Excel and other IT tools.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Autover Distribution is the central warehouse of the Saint-Gobain Autover, which is a worldwide company with global competences and locally adapted field organizations in 27 countries. We are your reliable business partner for automotive replacement glazing. From product manufacture, distribution, services, training and fitting to customer and end user satisfaction.