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Assistant Purchaser

Duiven, Gelderland, Netherlands€2,750 - €3,500 per monthsupply chain

Job description

About Time Shift

Time Shift is a rapidly growing start-up in the field of energy storage systems. We are a manufacturer for industrial applications of energy storage systems, equipped with used batteries from electric vehicles. A sustainable and affordable solution with a low environmental impact. With this, we offer our customers a concrete circular and sustainable solution.

When you come to work at Time Shift, you work in an environment that is constantly on the move and has tight deadlines. The atmosphere is informal and at the same time, as a company, we strive for professionalism and the highest quality. You will work in an innovative environment where teamwork, communication and assertiveness are strong core values. You will collaborate with energetic colleagues in a small international team.

About the position
As an Assistant Purchaser, you are responsible for a wide range of purchasing tasks  within the organization and you work closely with the Strategic Purchaser and Logistics to guarantee delivery reliability.  You are entrepreneurial and come up with improvement proposals yourself. You are responsible  to support the team on the purchases as well as maintaining relationships with the suppliers and internal stakeholders.

 Your tasks include:

  • Supplier selection,
  • Monitoring and improving delivery times,
  • Optimizing the supply chain,
  • Check purchase confirmations,
  • Supplier forecasting
  • Initiating purchasing developments in the field of make-or-buy and product and production efficiencies,
  • Carrying out vendor ratings and improvement plans with your suppliers,

Job requirements

  • HBO+ education (commercial -or business economics)
  • NEVI 1 en 2, willingness to follow NEVI 3
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the field of purchasing withing a production environment
  • Affinity with technique/technology
  • Knowledge of project and process procurement and the offer and procurment market
  • Highly developed negotiation skills
  • Mastery of the Dutch and English language, (German is a plus) in word and writing


  • Assertive and independent
  • Precise and desciplined
  • Analytical
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enterprising an curious
  • You are honest and reliable
  • You are stress resistant and are used to working in an environment with deadlines