Who goes for long-term relationships and synergy and has attention for sustainability!

Who are we?

At Hypsos, we are professionals by nature. We bring the best of design and manufacturing processes to life to deliver high quality projects for our clients. With our rich heritage going back over 100 years, we believe that people are made to interact, face to face; and that’s why we are dedicated to creating interiors, museums and exhibition environments that inspire.

Hypsos is based in the Soesterberg, Utrecht area, and has been involved in the delivery of projects near our office as far as Tokyo, Japan. Nothing we do is the same, with each project comes a new challenge, however, there is one constant and that is our customer-oriented service. We pride ourselves on our solution-oriented approach and delivering quality projects.

We are currently working on projects in the Benelux, Denmark, Germany and France, while tendering for projects in Greece and the Middle East, never a dull moment in our company!

Are you the next one who wants to be welcomed as part of the Hypsos family?

Who are you?

You have experience in closing complex contracts. Communicatively you are strong and you are committed. You know how to create and negotiate the best possible conditions with qualified suppliers. You are not afraid to tighten the purchasing conditions, payment terms and price agreements. You are familiar with drawing up framework agreements and sla’s regarding quality and reliability of supply. You are experienced in bringing parties together and think in the interest of all parts of the organization. In the execution of your work you have continuous attention for sustainability and in particular with regard to the supply chain of Hypsos.

What will you be doing?

  • Determine and manage the procurement process in consultation with the CFO.
  • Supervise the entire procurement process on current orders.
  • Ensure that obligations arising from contracts are met and followed up in a timely manner.
  • Offsetting simultaneous purchases to achieve volume purchasing benefits.
  • Determine the procurement strategy per product group.
  • Advise in the Tender Assessment phase and suggest suitable subcontractors.
  • Responsible for preparing Framework Contracts for the Production Departments.
  • Expand the supplier base based on market developments and the company’s long-term strategy.
  • Visits potential suppliers to determine, through audits, their compliance with Hypsos standards and requirements.
  • Conducting negotiations with (proposed) suppliers on pricing and terms.
  • Adding new suppliers to the supplier database.
  • Performing annual (strategic) supplier reviews.
  • Handling disputes with suppliers.palen en beheren van de inkoopprocedure in overleg met de CFO.

What do you bring?

  • You have a higher professional education (HBO) work and thinking level with at least a completed bachelor’s degree and at least NEVI 1 or comparable.
  • You have an excellent command of the English language in word and writing.
  • You have basic legal knowledge.
  • You have thorough knowledge of purchasing processes. You control this both tactically with respect to specification, selection and contracting and operationally with respect to ordering, expediting, follow-up and evaluation.
  • You are a source of information, contact person and sparring partner for managers and directors.
  • You are able to develop strategies.
  • You investigate and assess suppliers on results, reliability, financial position and competitive position.
  • You are (and remain) well informed of developments in the market with respect to products and suppliers.

In addition, you also possess the following characteristics:

  • Analytical; must be able to analyse both business and project requirements
  • Integrity and ability to deal with confidential information
  • Commercially minded and able to recognize valuable opportunities
  • Can think creatively and have a focus on problem solving, while still being focused on the best interest of the company
  • Have good communication skills, be persuasive and tenacious but always with a good sense of relationships

Salary depending on education and experience.

React to this vacancy?

Are you interested? Then don’t send a standard letter, we are particularly interested in who you are and why you are applying for this great role within Hypsos. Also indicate what knowledge and experience you are missing and where you would like to develop.

Still something for you? Then send your motivation, photo and CV to Jelleke de Vries, HR Advisor: recruitment@hypsos.com.

Of course you can also get more information before you decide to react. You can call Aart Bor, CFO, at 06-27230145 / 0346-357577 or send an email to recruitment@hypsos.com for a tour of our organization, a cup of coffee and a chat about your opportunities at Hypsos.

On our website you will find examples of projects that we devise, design and make.

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