Purchase Assistant

Over de functie

The overall objective of this position will be to support various sourcing activities. In this role you will support the Strategic Sourcing Leader, the Strategic Purchasers as well as the team in our facility in Akhisar, Turkey.

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:
Check, document and process data in the ERP system (Oracle)
Prepare and process various purchase data reports to support the Strategic Purchasing team
Support and improve the sourcing process of direct and indirect materials and services
Identify, verify and initiate cost saving ideas
Track and maintain progress of achieved cost savings against target, and report deviations
Coordinate and manage changes in the supply chain (Change Management) for existing products
Communicate with foreign locations of Power-Packer with regards to contractual and purchase order related topics
Carry out secretarial activities as letters, reports, RFQ’s, quotations, presentations and incoming telephone calls


  • Vakgebied:
    • Logistiek/Inkoop/Transport
  • Opleidingsniveau:
    • HBO
  • Dienstverband: Tijdelijk
  • Aantal uren per week: 40
  • Plaats: OLDENZAAL

Over het bedrijf

Choose opportunity – choose Power Packer!
Power-Packer, with headquarters in Oldenzaal, The Netherlands, is a market leader in motion control systems. Power-Packer supplies specialized high-quality products, which include the development and manufacturing of (electro) hydraulic actuation systems for a large number of applications in the automotive, truck, marine, agriculture and medical market. Power-Packer develops, assembles and markets actuation systems for customers on a global basis including OEM’s and Tier 1’s in diverse end-markets.

Moreover, Power-Packer is part of the US based corporation Actuant (NYSE listing; ATU). Actuant is a growing company active in a diverse range of industrial markets with locations in more than 30 countries and 5.500 employees worldwide. Our business model is based on Growth and Innovation in Emerging Markets and New Vertical markets. Like Actuant, we are constantly looking for new growth opportunities and innovations. Furthermore, we operate under a strong financial model focused on cash flow and profitability.

Power-Packer Europe is responsible for the business units: Power-Packer, Sanlo, Gits and Yvel. PowerPacker markets served include: Automotive, Truck, Medical, Marine, Special Vehicles & Equipment. Power-Packer has locations in The Netherlands, France, Turkey, India, China, Brazil, Mexico and United States and has more than 1.000 employees.

Functie eisen

BSc education level with a business and/or administration background or equal.
Excellent communication skills; fluency in written and spoken English and Dutch are a must, additional language skills, esp. German, are an advantage
System savvy, works accurate/precise and is able to set and manage own priorities
Result driven mind-set, and the ability to quickly make things clear and easily understandable.
Organized, pragmatic and in possession of multi-tasking skills

Wat wij bieden

If you’re looking for a unique, exciting career with variety and potential for growth, Power Packer offers challenges & extraordinary rewards for people on a global scale. We offer a pleasant working atmosphere; Fun and Pride are part of our core principles! With a can do attitude and open minded culture we create an environment where people can realize their full potential!

For the Purchase department in our Oldenzaal facility, we are searching for a professional to temporarily (approximately 6 months) replace one of our colleagues.

Contactgegevens vestiging Enschede


  • In Person Recruitment
  • 053-4835500

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