location Goes (1 FTE)

To strengthen our Procurement team in Goes, we are looking for a


Are you a motivated Buyer Direct Materials and ready to join our international Procurement team in Goes? If you have 1-3 years of experience in sourcing and procurement and excel in working within cross-functional teams, we want to hear from you!

Your role

As a buyer, you will be pivotal in managing the procurement activities for one of our key categories, overseeing the end-to-end procurement process, and ensuring the timely and cost-effective acquisition of materials.

Your main responsibilities and tasks

  • Procurement Strategy: Develop and implement effective procurement strategies for the product category in your portfolio.
  • Supplier Management: Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiate commercial agreements, and ensure compliance with terms and conditions.
  • Cost Management: Monitor and control procurement costs, seeking cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality or on-time delivery performance of the suppliers.
  • Tendering Process: Lead and coordinate the tendering process for goods, evaluate proposals, and select suppliers, taking into account total cost of ownership.
  • Quality Assurance: Collaborate with QA and SHE teams to ensure that procured materials meet quality standards and agreed-upon specifications.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks in the procurement process, including single-sourced products, and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Contract Administration: Draft and review contracts, ensuring clarity of terms and conditions; coordinate with the legal department to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Communication: Maintain open communication channels with internal teams, stakeholders, and vendors to ensure smooth procurement processes.
  • Compliance: Work with suppliers and internal teams to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards


What are your qualifications?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
  • 1-3 years of experience as a buyer
  • Good negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain effective vendor relationships
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience using ERP software (preferably SAP), Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


What do we offer?

  • A challenging and varied full-time position (39 hours) in a fast-growing international organization.
  • A competitive salary based on your education and experience, along with excellent secondary benefits such as 8.33% holiday allowance, travel expense reimbursement, discounts on your collective health insurance, and a good pension plan.
  • Great colleagues who enjoy working with you. You will be part of a fun and international team.


Want to apply?

Are you the Buyer Direct Materials we are looking for? Apply now by sending your resume and motivation to Ilse Sijrier, HR Business Partner,, and contribute to the success of our procurement team at Bison International.



Where will you work?

Bolton Adhesives is part of the multinational Bolton Group and represents five leading brands: Bison, UHU, Griffon, Air Max, and Unipak. Bolton Adhesives products offer the best solutions for bonding paper and cardboard, leather, fabric, and wood, as well as metal and plastic. Our products are used at home, in the office, at school, for DIY projects, and professional tasks. Our distribution channels include supermarkets, office supply stores, DIY shops, and the professional market.


Working at Bolton Adhesives means being part of a rapidly growing international company. Together with more than 800 colleagues, we strive to deliver the highest possible quality. We prioritize not only excellent business operations and a good working atmosphere but also having fun at work. We consider safe and healthy working practices, with attention to the environment and surroundings, to be of great importance.



Ilse Sijrier
Bolton Adhesives

Bison International B.V.

Postbus 160 – 4460 AD Goes – The Netherlands


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