Commercial Purchaser German


Job description

You are both hunter and gatherer. You keep a close eye on your network and are always on the lookout for opportunities. The role of “Commercial Purchaser” fits you like a glove, you are able to find and convince potential clients and you are a star negotiator. Does this tickle your imagination? Continue reading!

What will be your mission?

As Account Manager Germany, it is your responsibility to create and maintain a trustworthy network of suppliers. You know exactly how to use your creativity and persuasion to extend your network and buy the best technical products, creating a natural win-win situation for ABF and our suppliers. Next, you establish a long-term partnership with your suppliers to create new purchasing opportunities by always striving for maximum client satisfaction. Your excellent negotiation skills help you in making the best deals possible and you get a kick out of every success.

What will you do in your first year at ABF?

  • Networking
  • Visit suppliers
  • Conclude deals, as many and as big as possible
  • Co-create a marketing approach
  • Organise transports together with the logistic department to get your goods to our warehouses in Roosendaal
  • Help optimize the purchasing process within ABF


What will you bring to the business?

  • (Fluent) German language skills, native or a fast learner!
  • Commercial (trading) experience within a technical company
  • Proactive commercial attitude
  • Strong communicative negotiation skills
  • Lots of energy!
  • English proficiency due to the international character of our organisation

What will you get?

Salary – In addition to your salary, you will also receive an commission agreement, 28 days’ holiday, 8.5% holiday allowance, travel allowance, staff discount on various technical products.

Lunch – At ABF, we have varied lunch options at our canteen, so there is no need to worry about bringing a packed lunch.

Responsibility – You are free to arrange your work as long as you meet your targets as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Development – Your development is paramount. Within ABF, you are granted a lot of freedom and responsibility in your work. We aim to create a win-win scenario for you and us alike.

What else can you expect?

We are a stable organisation that has been evolving on every level over recent years and has not yet ceased to do so. With your knowledge and expertise, you will contribute to our continuing growth. You will make a real difference and your specialism will be put to good use in the company’s growth and development.

Happiness at Work
When you are happy as an employee, you will enjoy coming into work every day and we can create a good atmosphere in which we get things done. We are not just about sales and profits. Together we wish to make the organisation a little better every day.

Personal Approach
We are an international company with colleagues from around the globe, informal and with Brabant hospitality. “Welcome!  We love having you!” We operate an open-door policy, so you can just walk in for a question or a chat.

Entrepreneurial Attitude
At ABF, trading spirit is still a core value. With more than 60 professionals, we try to keep growing year after year and create positive change within the company time and time again. This is how we surprise each other every year by the improvements and goals we achieve. ‘A lot has changed over the past year’ is a comment you will hear a lot. Great, we have accomplished our mission!

Feeling inspired?

Are you dying to meet your future colleagues? Please send us your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would make a perfect addition to our team and you will hear back from us within two days.

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