Operational Buyer

stow is one of the leading suppliers of storage solutions. Our core activity is the development, manufacturing and installation of top-quality racking systems for the storage of palletized or small goods and longer items, as well as mezzanine structures.


, Portugal

Job Description

Based in Ovar, Portugal, you will check requisitions lists, submit purchase orders and actively follow-up the supply chain flow to ensure delivery lead times.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Check list of requisitions for materials and timely place purchase orders according to centrally outlined category strategy, supplier selection and pricing
  • Liaise with Transport Planners and provide the necessary information to organize transports
  • Actively follow-up the supply chain flow and scheduled deliveries to assure lead times (key point)
  • Anticipate or delay purchase orders based on priorities and planning revisions
  • Internally report constraints to adjust planning and submit supplier complaints
  • Maintain a close relation with suppliers and provide inputs on supplier performance (delivery, quality, etc.) to central category managers for regular supplier evaluation
  • Solve potential invoice blocks due to quantity or price discrepancies


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Material Management similar role
  • Solid English language skills, both verbal and written
  • Intermediate / Expert level MS Excel user
  • Experiente ERP user (SAP is a plus)
  • Proactive, autonomous, able to act in a fast-moving environment

Additional information

What do we offer you?

  • Working closely together with other rack stars in an open and enthusiastic culture
  • An attractive salary in an international environment