Capex Lead Buyer


Avignon, FR

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. We are an international leader in sustainable construction, driven by a passion for excellence, but it's our people that are our top priority. We connect, collaborate, and champion the well-being of our employees, forming partnerships and pioneering change in our ever-evolving industry.

At Etex, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. Are you looking for a company where you can learn, grow & lead?

Join us as a CapEx Lead Buyer to help us shape our purchasing strategies for capital expenditure projects across multiple divisions worldwide.


What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the entire purchasing process within projects, from technical clarification to contract negotiation.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess project requirements and establish purchasing plans.

  • Ensure timely and cost-effective acquisition of goods and services for infrastructure development, equipment purchases, and facility expansions.

  • Negotiate contracts and pricing agreements with suppliers, focusing on achieving optimal terms and mitigating risks.

  • Develop and execute procurement plans, ensuring adherence to budget and timelines

  • Prioritize sustainability and ethical sourcing, contributing significantly to our organization's sustainability goals.

  • Develop and maintain expertise in the supply market, including suppliers, price trends, cost drivers, acquisitions, and disposals.


What you’ll bring:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in Capex purchasing within an industrial setting.

  • Ability to analyse market trends, evaluate supplier performance, and make data-driven sourcing decisions.

  • Familiarity with SAP, Ariba, XL, and PowerBI is advantageous.

  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.

  • Master's degree in engineering, business or purchasing.

  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English and French is essential.


Why join us?

We are named the world's #1 most trustworthy company in the construction sector by Newsweek and Statista in 2023!

Our culture – we connect & care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people.

Our ‘Road to Sustainability 2030’ is our plan to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and developing innovative solutions

We have a strong conviction that diversity of thinking helps us to deliver a strong and sustainable performance. It is also essential for us that everyone feels part of the team. In this spirit, we are committed to equal opportunities and zero tolerance towards discrimination

Flexibility: For us, hybrid and flexible working is all about trust, and we want you to be able to do your best