Title: Buyer (full time)

Location: Heerlen – The Netherlands


Braden Group is a leading supplier of specialized and balanced solutions for air, handling, noise mitigation, emissions control, energy storage and gas turbine auxiliary support systems. Braden’s equipment enables and manage the “clean” airflow of the system and grid stabilization, for those who generate clean power energy worldwide. Our knowledge of systems and equipment supplied contributes to facilitate the realization of a low carbon economy. Braden, working in concert with all focused on a cleaner world, will use its technical competence to participate in achieving that global goal “a Greener World”. We believe that the power of our success is driven by our talented employees. The long-standing Excellence of our Products can only be achieved through the hard work, dedication, and collaborative efforts of our employees.



Responsible for execution of requested purchasing processes, follow up and distribution of project related documentation.



• Solicits, analyzes, and negotiates vendors’ proposals, including price, commercial terms, ability of product/service to meet specifications (technical and commercial).

• Establishes and maintains cost comparisons, recommends, and selects suppliers.

• Procuring high quality materials with the best possible price and lead time.

• Liaising with suppliers to achieve targets and objectives.

• Conducts regular reviews of buyer processes.

• Issues enquiries and/or purchase orders with the limits of delegated authority and in accordance with division policies and procedures.

• Keeps track record of suppliers on time deliveries.

• Checks and approves incoming invoices about compliance and correctness.

• Controls and distributes material certificates.

• Handling of spare parts orders and arranges delivery as per contract.

• Works closely together with colleagues Buyer/Material Planner, Logistics, project management, engineering and accounting.

• Assists management in ensuring efforts are made to achieve department objectives efficiently.

• Participates in departmental process improvement initiatives.

• Accepts work assignments that could require additional training.

• Performs other essential tasks as assigned.



• Must have a thorough knowledge of Purchasing policy and practices, NEVI MIL or NEVI I is an advantage.

• Excellent computer skills, i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and ERP.

• Good knowledge English and German.



• Ability to work well with others and to interact with individuals at all organizational levels; conducts self in polite and professional manner.

• Demonstrates a motivation to provide fast, accurate and complete customer service.

• Uses resources effectively to generate solutions; takes initiative when resolving problems.

• Highly organized, strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

• Strong communication and negotiation skills.

• Ability to meet deadlines in a busy, fast paced environment and ability to switch rapidly between tasks.

• Is flexible, reacts to changes productively and can set priorities.

• Able to work independently as well as in a team.

• Motivated to learn, willing to take training lessons, improve skills.



• MBO, MTS, HTS-Commercial, HBO Engineering Business Administration or equivalent industrial experience.

• 3 – 5 years of purchasing experience, preferably gained in a technical/engineering environment.

• Ability to provide a certificate of good conduct (VOG).



• Market‐oriented salary.

• 25 leave days based on full-time employment (40-hour workweek).

• Travel expenses and a work-at-home allowance.

• After one year a permanent employment agreement is envisaged.

• According to consultation and possibilities, working from home is a negotiable option after a certain time.

• Professional and modern facilitated offices, easily accessible through public transport.

• Possibility of working in an international, dynamic environment with enthusiastic colleagues.

• Open culture and short communication lines.



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