Strategic Project Buyer


Kapelle-op-den-Bos, BE

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 Strategic Buyer and help us drive operational excellence and safety while ensuring we procure the best quality materials at competitive prices.


What you’ll do:

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

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

  • Execute and follow up on the strategic purchasing process for allocated structural building and asbestos-containing materials (ACM) projects.

  • Ensure all ACM procurement meets the highest safety standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Source high-quality materials for structural improvements, ensuring durability and safety.

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

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


What you’ll bring:

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

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building abilities.

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

  • Fluency in Dutch and English 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! And one of the top companies to grow your career in Belgium in 2023 according to LinkedIn!

  • 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 work.