Atlanta, GA, United States

Category Buyer

 Job Description:

Heliox - Future-proof rapid charging solutions driving a cleaner tomorrow

Heliox is a market leader in the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure sector, with a leading E-mobility platform to support the change within Urban Transportation. We provide world class Smart Energy Management solutions that are tailored and scalable within a fast changing e-mobility landscape.

E-mobility is an exciting, fast growing new market; our chargers keep electric buses and trucks "on the go". Taking on this role will mean that you can make an immediate contribution to a more sustainable future, with cleaner air in urban life and lower global emissions as a result.

Are you looking forward to making an impact in cleaner, greener energy for big public & commercial transport solutions? Then join our energetic, international team!

Position Summary

As a Category Buyer at Heliox, you will be responsible for the purchasing and logistical activities. The Category Buyer is the key person to align manufacturing needs with suppliers. The position is located at the North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA will report to the North America Strategic Buyer.

Position Responsibilities

  • Participate in tender processes to build an attractive proposition and take care of all required manufacturing and purchasing activities when the customer places an order.
  • Create and release purchase orders in line with the requirements from sales and follow up with the suppliers, ensuring on-time and in-full delivery.
  • Have regular contact with internal stakeholders (supply chain manager and procurement colleagues) and external stakeholders (suppliers and manufacturing partners).
  • Gather sales forecast for products sold or forecasted for the responsibility area, ensuring the link with the products and the respective Bill of Materials.
  • Manage the MRP for (long lead time) items in the supply chain to enable rapid response, create correct purchase/production orders and on-time flagging of roadblocks to the Supply Chain Manager.
  • Suggesting risk orders for long lead time items that show shortages in the MRP analysis.
  • Translating orders into production schedules and production batches, indicating shipment dates to Heliox Project Manager, Manufacturing, etc.
  • Place production orders to manufacturing partners.
  • Plan batch production at the factory, align component arrivals with manufacturing start dates.
  • Follow-up on running production (progress, traceability, quality and OTIF delivery).
  • Validate the PO with the BoM and master data.
  • Organize shipment of raw materials to our manufacturing sites.
  • Improve master data, update BoMs, and ensure accurate system pricing.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Business or related field or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in a Supply Chain function

Key competences:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience reducing cost or improving efficiency in previous jobs
  • Possess experience in a purchasing role
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Fluent in English

We offer you:

A challenging and pivotal role within a scale-up company with a mission to make the world a better place. We have an open environment where you can continuously develop yourself. We offer health benefits, a company bonus (based on company and personal performance ), 401K Match, flexible working hours, 22 vacation days (FT), 12 Holidays, and training opportunities.


About Heliox

Heliox provides world-class smart energy management solutions that are tailored and scalable within a fast-changing e-mobility landscape. We are working towards a sustainable world where a seamless charging experience is a standard for every electric vehicle, transforming the way we power our everyday.

Heliox is the market leader in fast charging systems within electric vehicles (EV), public transport, e-trucks, marine, mining and port equipment. Operating globally, Heliox' HQ is in the Netherlands, with local presence in Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and the United States.

Sustainability is what drives us, and here are some numbers we're proud of:

    • Powering over 25000 commercial EVs
    • Across 40 cities and 20 countries
    • 3000 carbon tons savings
    • 6000 daily high power charge session

Our Core Values:

    • Sustainable: We seek long-term solutions to help businesses transition to sustainable electric mobility.
    • Cooperative: We work closely with a diverse group of partners to ensure we deliver on our promises.
    • Exploring: We are an innovative company that harnesses new technology and pushes boundaries.
    • Ambitious: We aim to go the extra mile for our clients, partners, the environment, both local and global and for each other.
    • Proud: We care deeply about our coworkers, clients, partners, the environment and the projects we work on.

At Heliox, we're committed to equal employment opportunity and we prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender , gender identity or expression, or veteran status.