Operational Buyer

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Be part of something powerful!

Are you excited by innovative products such as power supply solutions or coils & linear drive solutions? We’ve got the perfect job for you. SFC develops, manufactures and markets highly reliable standard and semi-standard high-power platform solution for demanding requirements in laser, semi-conductor manufacturing equipment and analytical applications. Furthermore, SFC co-develops and manufactures highly complex and reliable coils & linear drives for the semi-conductor manufacturing equipment and analytical applications. SFC is operating from its R&D and manufacturing locations in Almelo, The Netherlands and Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

We are looking for a/an:

Operational Buyer

Location: Cluj-Napoca

Our Operational Buyer is in charge of dedicated product portfolios within SFC Energy. The purpose of the role is to coordinate communication and operational activities between the suppliers and internal stakeholders (planning, production, and engineering). You will be in close contact with our partners and suppliers to ensure deliverables as a key person who maintains and grows relationships between companies. We highly appreciate a long-term and stable relationship with our suppliers. Therefore, you will play an essential role in the development of our supplier relationships by building professional and trusting relationships with our partners.

What are your responsibilities?

• You review existing framework agreement orders and deliver them to vendors. The quantity demand/suggestions would be automatically created as a disposition/proposal from our ERP system (SAP);
• You carefully compare the order confirmation to the purchase order and enter it into the ERP system;
• You submit requests to approved vendors and analyze them for our direct material requirements;
• You arrange deliveries and quantities of batches for the vendors you are in charge of;
• You monitor the confirmed delivery date and guarantee that the goods arrive at SFC on time so that manufacturing can proceed according to planning;
• You accurately check the invoices, before you direct them to the finance department for payment; in case of a mismatch, you align with the supplier.
• You create up-to-date cost calculations for assigned products and explain extra costs;
• You track vendor performance and provide reports with reference to their activity;
• You maintain and update the ERP system while ensuring high levels of accuracy;
• You create an efficient and cost-effective supply chain to fulfill both, the company and customer needs;

What should your background look like?

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management or a relevant field;
• At least 2 years of experience in supply chain and operations, preferably in manufacturing;
• Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Excel, Powerpoint) and knowledge of ERP systems (SAP is a plus).
• Good English communication skills (both oral and written),
• Ability to communicate concisely and act in a multicultural and cross-functional environment at all levels inside and outside the company;
• Analytical mindset, proactive and team player attitude;
• Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changes;
• Result-oriented, and high flexibility;
• Willingness to travel, occasionally, to external stakeholders;

Why should you join us?

It’s an exciting time to be a part of SFC. Show us how much energy you’re holding and feel empowered to be your best, helping us shape the future of the power supply, coil & linear drive industry. SFC Energy is a fast-growing company, part of SFC Energy AG, a German listed company (F3C), which is strongly driven by technological innovation. Here you will find exciting areas to work in, challenging tasks and a fantastic team.

For more power: Our benefits in your new environment

• Apart from a competitive salary you will have access to a substantial benefits package that includes: meal tickets (30 RON), private health insurance (Signal Iduna), transport compensation, bonuses for special occasions/events, Bookster subscription and more.
• International environment with teams from Romania and The Netherlands;
• Multidisciplinary team at a varied workplace;
• Joining an open culture, where our core values have a meaning;
• We encourage freedom/independence, ownership, personal and professional growth;
• Training opportunities based on performance management for professional development and growth;
• Flexible working hours.

Apply now!

Do you think you got what it takes, don’t hesitate and send an e-mail to Human Resources: [email protected]. We are looking forward to your application!