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Purchasing Planner

Job Type:


40 hours/week

Field of interest:





Dutch & English

Job Description

Are you skilled in negotiation and do you enjoy taking responsibility for results? As a Purchasing Planner, you are part of a team responsible for the procurement and planning of a large number of product groups. Given the constant challenges within procurement, we are looking for a flexible and decisive personality who takes ownership to achieve results. Your tasks include:

  • Maintain contact with external suppliers and internal customers.
  • Collaborate with the Commodity Manager to ensure a thorough supplier selection, conducting negotiations when necessary.
  • Procure necessary products under the most favorable conditions in terms of quality, price, and delivery reliability.
  • Actively involve suppliers in new developments.
  • Conduct market research and benchmarking to quickly respond to new developments.
  • Take responsibility with potential growth opportunities to the role of Commodity Manager.

Your Profile:

  • Completed bachelor’s or master’s degree in a commercial field, automotive engineering, technical business administration, or a related field.
  • Aspire to grow into the role of Commodity Manager.
  • Experience in purchasing goods and/or services is a plus, which may include experience gained through internships or part-time jobs.
  • Possession of NEVI 1 and NEVI 2 diplomas is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills (in English), representative, and a skilled negotiator.


  • Purchasing department comprises over 100 employees responsible for procuring all goods and services for DAF Trucks.
  • The Purchasing department operates in an international, challenging, and inspiring environment.
  • Properly managing relationships with suppliers is essential for DAF’s ongoing success as a truck manufacturer.

We Offer:

  • 36-hour workweek.
  • 27 vacation days and the option to accumulate 13 ADV days.
  • Variable bonus based on DAF’s results.
  • Good work-life balance with flexible working hours.
  • Pension scheme and a collective health insurance.
  • Opportunities for personal development through training and online courses.

Are you interested?

If you would like more information about the Purchasing Planner vacancy, you can contact Evy Jacobs (Recruiter) at telephone number 040 214 2986. If you wish to apply, upload your motivation letter and CV directly! We will then contact you.