Operational Buyer SILO

stow is a global market leader in industrial storage solutions. Headquartered in Belgium, stow employs ca 2,000 ‘Rack Stars’ across Europe and the US. The group has a pan-European production footprint with 10 production facilities and a global commercial network.


, Belgium

Job Description

We are looking for an Operational Buyer to join our growing purchasing team at stow. As Operational Buyer you will work with people across our organization committed to bring growth to stow, solve issues and actively look for opportunities to improve. Your tasks:

  • Follow up stock levels of raw materials and material requirements for production, and call off materials in time
  • Order traded goods in line with category strategies, supplier selection and pricing outlined centrally
  • Pull forward or push back purchase orders when planning is revised
  • Convert purchase requisitions into purchase orders and follow up delivery of orders according to requested delivery date
  • Manage daily relationship between the factory and its suppliers
  • Provide input on supplier performance (delivery, quality, …) to central category managers for regular supplier evaluation
  • Solve potential invoice blocks due to quantity or price discrepancies


  • 3 up to 5 years of experience in Supply Chain/Materials Management and Bachelor degree
  • Fluent in Dutch, French & English
  • Figures/data driven
  • Ability to act in a fast-moving environment
  • Strong will to contribute to process improvement
  • Excel: Intermediate / Expert level
  • IT Expertise: ERP & Business Intelligence Tools. SAP experience is a big plus
  • APICS & Lean 6 Sigma certifications is a plus

Additional information

We offer:

  • Group & hospitality insurance
  • Meal vouchers (€ 8/day)
  • Fresh meals at our re[stow]rant
  • 12 days ADV
  • CAO 90 bonus
  • Possibility to work from home 1 day/week after training
  • Working closely together with other Rack Stars in an open and enthusiastic culture
  • An attractive salary based in an international environment