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Strategic Buyer

Date: 10-Jun-2022

Location: Oostkamp, BE

Company: Bmt International SA

Long Description

General Characteristics and purpose
Buys products, materials, parts, supplies, equipment and/or services, based on framework agreements and established purchasing policies and procedures. Optimizes price, delivery and terms.


Representative Activities

  • Purchases commodities and services to meet specialized or complex needs. 
  • Makes purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and regulations. 
  • Analyzes purchase requisitions and reviews for accuracy and completion. 
  • Investigates and cultivates new sources for supplies and products. 
  • Researches and prepares bid specifications. 
  • Reviews quotes and secures the most competitive bids. 
  • Monitors market trends and conditions.


Scope Variants
Purchasing portfolio

Manages portfolio with volume and/or critical materials and/or services with risk for business continuity


Contract negotiation

Negotiates with suppliers on pricing and terms within defined framework agreements. Negotiates non-strategic framework agreements



Develops detailed specifications for straightforward bids based on market and technical research, actively looks for new suppliers, analyzes and selects suppliers


Annual Purchasing value accountable for

€5 million ≤ €20 million