Best, NB, Netherlands

Buyer Civil & Installation

 Job Description:

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

We are very excited to be searching for an an experienced Civil & Installation Buyer to join our team, and we hope its you!

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 in Best (Eindhoven area), the Netherlands!

Your role and responsibilities:

As the Civil Buyer (Infrastructure & Installation) at Heliox, you will be responsible for infrastructure purchasing activities in a certain geographical region. You are based at our headquarters in Best or at any of our other global offices.

Your job consists of procuring the best infrastructure works, for the right price and time schedule. You support the Sales Managers and Project Managers in scoping of the infrastructure works together with the Project Engineers, and finding the best Partners to submit to quotes and execute the projects.

It is important that you can deal fluently and diplomatically with all kinds of people around you and know how to motivate them. If there is a single link missing in the chain, an order may not be delivered on time. You must be able to work independently and be stress-resistant. Heliox delivers total turnkey Projects and as such the installation, electrical and civil works are a key part of the projects.

During your daily work, you are the key communication channel between the sales, projects, procurement and the suppliers. You collaborate in project teams and are able to deliver a good quality project on time within budget. You strive to innovate the purchasing process and to continuously improve the designated working protocols.

Your tasks:

S&OP (tenders and direct orders)

  • Timely delivery of quotations on infrastructural matters like cables, transformers, switchgear and installation in both price levels and delivery timelines to PM/SM
  • Monitoring sales forecast for projects sold or forecasted for the responsibility area, ensuring the link with the products with their specification

Purchasing

  • Closing framework agreements with non-project specific suppliers/field installers
  • Enabling rapid response, creating correct purchase orders within limits of your authorization and on-time flagging of roadblocks to SCM
  • Supporting and coaching installation project buyers by expert advice and costing calculations

Other:

  • Playing an active role in the continuous improvement program
  • Supporting the cost down program and flagging opportunities
  • Supporting and contributing to the optimal relation between Heliox and our partners in the supply chain
  • Working towards further development and expansion of a network of suppliers and installers in Europe (occasional travel is part of this)

Who you are:

Self-learning is your strength you are always gathering knowledge about the purchasing process. You have demonstrated the ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion. Self-motivation, commitment, responsibility, persistence are words that describe your character we ll. You excel in pro-active planning and organizing your workload, and you combine your communication skills with effective teamwork. You strive for excellence in all you say and do!

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's level (or comparable) - preferably in Electrical Engineering or SCM
  • 5+ years of working experience in purchasing and logistics in an infra technology environment (technical installations)
  • Good experience in working with MRP/ERP
  • Excellent command of English (writing, reporting and speaking skills) - other languages are a bonus (e.g. Dutch, German, French, Spanish)
  • Good interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • A dynamic personality and a desire for advancement and growth
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to oversee other related scopes of work such as Documentation, Logistic & Coordination.
  • Analytical and commercial mindset.
  • High level of computer literacy and reporting capability.

We offer you:

A challenging, pivotal role within a dynamic, international scale-up organization and:

  • a competitive salary, depending on your experience and competences;
  • holiday allowance, pension scheme, flexible working hours, 31 holidays, travel cost allowance, training, etc.;
  • a laptop and a mobile phone;
  • an open environment where you can grow and develop yourself;
  • energy at our office, with our fresh coffee (ground beans), our electric sit-stand desks and a selection of fresh fruit!

Recruitment agencies: we prefer to find our newest Helioxers ourselves. Please don't call us - we know where to reach you in case we need help.

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Do you feel the ENERGY? APPLY!

(A motivational letter is not needed, but you are always welcome to send us one, you can upload it too.)

Want to become a Helioxer but in another function? Please check out our career page and follow us on LinkedIn!

An assessment may be part of the selection process.

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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.

In 2017, the company installed Europe's first and largest rapid charging networks for the e-bus fleet in Eindhoven, The Netherlands; and over the past two years, has created 'model city' energy ecosystems around the world in Den Bosch, Netherlands, Glasgow, Scotland and Montgomery County, Maryland (USA).

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

  • Powering over 25000 commercial EVs
  • Across 100 cities and 20 countries
  • 6000 carbon tons savings
  • 10000 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.

Sincere: We act respectfully and with integrity, challenging others and holding ourselves accountable for our actions.

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. We strive to be a more equal opportunity workplace everyday.

  Required Skills:

Excel Project Teams Coffee Bonus Working Experience ERP Cables Authorization Mining Religion Sustainability Calculations Savings Spanish French Timelines Computer Literacy Electrical Engineering Energy Purchase Orders LinkedIn Continuous Improvement Quotations Transportation Travel Supply Salary Purchasing Infrastructure Coaching Writing Procurement Negotiation Teamwork Suppliers Pressure Documentation Planning Engineering Communication Sales English Training Management