Technical Buyer

Venray, the Netherlands

Nelipak® Healthcare Packaging designs, develops and manufactures custom thermoformed packaging products that provide superior protection for medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Nelipak employs the best, our employees are our most important asset allowing to us consistently provide great service to our customers. Our workforce is very experienced and committed to excellence, embrace challenges and take satisfaction in a job well done.

We now have a vacancy for the position of Technical Buyer.

Job objective:

Ensuring the qualification and procurement of materials, products and services based on the Total Cost of Ownership. In addition, qualifying, managing and maintaining relationships with suppliers.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Supplier selection with regarding to purchasing new materials and / or services.
  • Validating suppliers.
  • Preparation of contracts / specifications.
  • Assess and maintain the relationship of suppliers.
  • Monitoring compliance with agreements between Nelipak, supplier and customer.
  • Complaints handling.
  • Follow and share market developments.
  • To carry out audits, both internally and with suppliers.


  • Making new contracts with suppliers independently.
  • Create purchase orders.


  • Purchasing based on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
  • Responsible for assigned suppliers.
  • Adequate reporting and recording findings.

General education:

  • HBO work and thinking level
  • Dutch, English: excellent spoken and written. German preferred.

Specific training:

  • Technical training
  • Nevi-1 (preferred)


  • Minimum 5 years work experience in purchasing

We offer:

A competitive salary & benefits package is offered commensurate with skill level and experience.  We welcome the opportunity to interview candidates who meet the above criteria and who demonstrate initiative, flexibility and the ambition to succeed.

How to Apply:

Applications may be submitted by mail or email no later than September 1, 2015 to:

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging
p/a HR Department
Maasheseweg 75
5804 AB Venray (NL)
Or send your application by e-mail to:

If you would like to receive additional information please contact Mark Verstraelen, Purchasing Manager, via +31 (0)478-529000.