• 21 januari 2019
  • Vacaturennummer lv-67864
Organisation: Mercedes-Benz Customer Assistance Center
Location: Maastricht
Contracttype: Definite contract

The organisation
The Mercedes-Benz Customer Assistance Center is an international multicultural organization and an integrated part of Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales. We think and act globally and assume a leading role for the Mercedes-Benz Customer Assistance Centers all over the world. From our offices in Maastricht in the Netherlands, we provide excellent assistance to our customers and dealers of well-known Daimler brands like Mercedes-Benz, AMG, smart, Setra and Mercedes me. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, we ensure our customers’ mobility with our roadside assistance. Additionally, we take care of all kinds of enquiries about passenger cars, trucks and vans during our opening hours. For our customers we are an important connection to the Mercedes-Benz brand. That’s why we live the brand’s most important promise: “The best or nothing”.

The function
The Purchasing Department is part of the Finance & Control Department. The Purchase Assistant is responsible for the administrative handling of all purchase activities, and to support the Purchaser in developing and implementing purchase processes and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Administrate, process and document all purchase activities in order to keep track of all purchase expenses within the CAC
  • Maintain databases with Contracts/Orders/Suppliers to be able to trace all relations, costs, and other information related to CAC purchase activities
  • Produce and process purchase documentation to enable all authorized employees to handle the purchase process in a uniform manner
  • Analysis of purchase needs with the goal to forecast on future needs, enabling Finance to make accurate reservations for purchase activities in OP
  • Secure a correct handling of the purchase process by authorised personnel according to the signature book
  • Actively participate in continuous process improvements in order to further optimize the transactional purchasing process within the CAC
  • Onboarding new suppliers and safeguard relevant policy, including processing full documentation
  • Secondary Responsibilities
  • Further development of purchase documentation and guidelines
  • Participate in other departmental work if needed
Requirements
  • Vocational (MBO) education (preferably a Nevi-MIL degree)
  • Experience with the above mentioned tasks
  • Knowledge of purchase processes preferably in a service oriented company
  • Knowledge of contract handling and registration
  • Good command of English and Dutch language is a must
  • Service oriented and solution minded; hands-on attitude
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Pro-active and accurate
  • Capable of handling strict rules and regulations
We offer
You have the opportunity to work in a growing international company in a young, ambitious, professional and dynamic environment.

We offer you a competitive remuneration package. A Collective Health Insurance at discounted rates, self-development opportunities, result-oriented bonus (variable payment) and pension plan are just some of the secondary benefits of working with us.

The procedure
Please use the “apply” button to upload your CV and Letter of Motivation (English only) and any other documentation that adds value to your application. We will only accept applications that are uploaded via our recruitment system.

For more information about this vacancy please contact the Recruitment Office on +31 43 3562109