Sourcing and Procurement Specialist - Automotive

Date:2018-5-7 End: 2018-10-30


BYD Europe B.V. is hiring a Sourcing and Procurement Specialist with affinity with automotive products. The Sourcing and Procurement Specialist works closely together with the R&D department and the tender and project team in order to identify, evaluate and finally contract the supplier to deliver the required products in time.

Main duties and responsibilities

• Cooperate closely with R&D engineers to understand the internal demand and seek suppliers who are able to provide the required products

• Support and work with the tender team by sourcing new, qualified suppliers who can meet the requirements of the client

• Cooperate with the project team to ensure the supplier’s punctual deliveries

• Exchange technical requirements with suppliers and arrange samples

• Prepare PO to suppliers with supervision of lead time, as well as QC and payment

• Strategically develop a new suppliers network

• Evaluate suppliers on price, lead time, services and warranty issues

• Manage supplier database and maintain relationship


• 2 years’ working experience in sourcing or purchasing

• automotive engineering background is preferred

• Excellent communication, negotiating and problem solving skills

• Commercial sense and flexibility

• Coordination and time-management skills

• Fluent in English, both spoken and written. Dutch is considered an asset

Contact information

If you would like to know more about this vacancy, please feel free to contact Kristel Ceusters by e-mail: You can submit your application by sending an English résumé and cover letter.