Posted 01 August 2022
Salary negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLife sciencesPurchasing and Procurement

Are you looking for a dynamic, globally active technology CDMO - yet at the same time, you appreciate a value-oriented, trusting company?
At our Amsterdam-based center Wacker Biotech B.V. focuses on the GMP-compliant microbial based production of recombinant proteins, vaccines and live microbials as drug substance and drug product. We are currently looking for a:


In our biopharmaceutical organization with sites in Germany and the Netherlands we are fast-growing, and we are always looking to attract motivated new colleagues who wish to enhance their development in every phase of life; who share our values and who would like to be part of a family.

For more detailed information please feel free to contact Mrs. Sari Steenhauer, tel. 0031 (0)6 33 13 77 46.

Job Responsibilities:

Operative purchasing

  • Purchase order processing for all materials and services; required by the organization;
  • Following all GMP guidelines for procurement;
  • Price negotiations and quotation management;
  • Complaint management;
  • Master data maintenance;
  • Contract administration and archiving;
  • Incoming invices process;

Strategic purchasing

  • Contract and price agreement negotiations;
  • Creation and set-up of purchase agreements;
  • Maintain and develop supplier relationships with existing and new suppliers;
  • Internal reporting (e.g. consumption patterns, cost saving opportunities, generating management reports);
  • KPI monitoring;
  • QA support for vendor qualification program;
  • Cycle count management.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 Years of experience in a similar job;
  • Relevant education like Logistics and Ecomics (HBO) or Retail Management (HBO);
  • Experience in (strategic) purchasing including market analyses and price analyses;
  • Experience in initiating, negotiating and finalizing of significant contracts;
  • Experience in Pharma or comparable branches like Food or Chemical;
  • Analytical and continious improvement mindset;
  • English and Dutch language;
  • Pro-active, teamplayer, good communicative skills and service-oriented;
  • You reside in and are eligible to work in The Netherlands (valid work permit).

Sustainability is one of WACKER's corporate goals - also as an employer. We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. That is why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.

Sari Steenhauer
T: 06 33 13 77 46
When interested please react through the application process with your English resume.

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