Operational Buyer


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.

Spiere, Belgium

What do we expect from you?

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • 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 to 5 years experience in Supply Chain, Materials Management

  • Fluent 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

Wanted experience

three to five years of experience

What do we offer you?

An attractive salary based in an international environment.

After 3 up to 6 months getting to know your new job and your colleagues at Dottenijs (HQ), you have the possibility to work in the offices at Sint-Truiden or Zele (in agreement with your manager)