Procurement Officer at Gefco Benelux


GEFCO Benelux is currently recruiting a :

Procurement Officer based in Oosterhout (Netherlands)

You will directly report to the Procurement Director Benelux.


  • Guarantee the procurement of transport services, rental trailers and any other additional services at the best possible conditions.
  • Anchor the GEFCO Group's purchasing culture in his area.
  • Establish tools and processes for the efficient management of the transport and services in accordance with the GEFCO Group's specifications.
  • Follow the Group procedure while performing the activity


  • Development of purchasing strategy in accordance with Procurement Director & GEFCO Group guidelines
  • Introduction of practices, procedures and tools of the purchasing department
  • Development and evaluation of KPIs for the department
  • Management, updating and use of tools such as the CMS - Carrier Management System
  • Identify and discuss with the Procurement Director the contracts that needs to be re-negotiated (Transport or Indirect Spend)
  • Identify all the carriers for which a Contract/SLA should be implemented and launch the process
  • Prioritize savings activities
  • Propose Area(s) of interventions/optimization to the Procurement Director
  • Collaborate with the operations and other departments to identify areas of improvements (Savings)
  • Lead with the assistance of the Procurement Director RFQs
  • Lead small saving projects within the different departments
  • Support the Procurement Director and the Plant Managers to create a cost-saving mind-set
  • The Purchasing officer will work under the supervision of and report directly to the Procurement Director of Benelux
  • Able to perform supplier visits
  • Able to travel



  • Bachelor degree
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in a transport company, as a planner or as part of the chartering office in a logistic company
  • Good knowledge of the Transport Market and specifically with carriers specialized in FTL, LTL activity
  • Good experience regarding purchasing and financial figures
  • Self-driven person & Able to work in team
  • Good communication skills
  • Dutch Mother tongue. Fluent in English. Knowledge of French is an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience to work with Software Database and willingness to improve them
  • Able to deal with administrative tasks


  • A full-time permanent contract
  • A varied and exciting job in a dynamic environment
  • An attractive salary package with many extra-legal benefits
  • If you would like to join our team and apply for this position, send your CV through the application button (ref. PROC OFF NL)