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Technical Buyer

Open Position

Location: Gorinchem, The Netherlands

AMF Bakery Systems provides best-in-class system solutions for industrial bakeries worldwide. With sustainability in mind, we developed the first industrial hydrogen oven to help our customers reduce daily food and energy waste. AMF’s Netherland locations in Gorinchem, Bunschoten, and Nieuwleusen employ over 170 teammates providing a dynamic work environment and the opportunity to be part of its team as a Technical Buyer

The Technical Buyer will join our Supply Chain Management team and be responsible for sourcing all parts and services needed for repairs and (preventive) maintenance of installed bakery equipment at customer sites. Besides sourcing for Customer Care, you will also be challenged to improve our sourcing processes and results based on analysis of supplier performances and other SCM KPIs. We work closely together as a team and participate in several improvement initiatives.

Primary duties:

  • Sourcing of machine parts, electrical components, and other technical materials and services 
  • Administration of our sourcing in Trimergo (ERP system)
  • Initiating and realizing improvements concerning on-time availability, costs, quality, and risks 
  • Analyzing supplier performances and other SCM KPIs
  • Participation in Daily Management and other meetings
  • Together with the team, develop a network of preferred suppliers worldwide, resulting in a lean and reliable sourcing process  
  • Exploring alternative sourcing options
  • Participation in various improvement initiatives for which we use the Markel Business System (LEAN tools)

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in SCM, Procurement, Logistics, or something similar
  • NEVI-1 or comparable   
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with sourcing technical materials  
  • Drive to improve the business
  • Excellent communicative and analytical skills with a strong focus on results 
  • Humor and team spirit
  • Good at prioritizing even when it gets hectic 
  • Excellent in Dutch and English, both verbal and written


  • Excellent salary
  • 8% holiday savings
  • Profit sharing program 
  • CAO Metalektro including 27 holidays and 13 ADV days a year
  • Hybrid working is possible (minimum of 3 days/ week at the office)
  • Travel cost compensation 
  • Excellent pension program (PME)
  • Great training and personal career opportunities, depending on your ambitions