Junior Buyer

Ostend - Belgium

Daikin Europe is looking for a Junior Buyer to support their procurement department in Ostend.

Do you have a first experience as buyer?
Do you want to grow in this role by working in an international company?
Do you love to travel to go to negotiate with your suppliers?

Then this can be the next step in your career. 

'Procurement' department is responsible for the supply of production parts and raw materials, by ensuring a smooth combination of planning, purchasing, supplier management, stock management and internal logistics.

In addition, the purchasing department is responsible for:

Developing new procurement strategies for components used in our production.

Finding and prospecting for new suppliers.

Analysing and optimizing the entire value chain.


Job content

  • You are responsible for monitoring the overall procurement process for parts with high added value: from market research to defining new suppliers.
  • This means that you negotiate all commercial and supply chain related conditions.
  • You put in place and monitor policies and systems, for example concerning payment and delivery terms.
  • You daily monitor the key suppliers: in terms of price, quality, forecasting and supplier route.




  • You have a master degree  (preferably in commercial engineering).
  • Experience as a buyer is a plus.
  • You have excellent negotiating skills.
  • You like working in a dynamic environment.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of English.
  • You are willing to travel (30-40%).
  • You are communicative and have good commercial feeling.
  • You are proactive, not afraid to take initiative and a real team player.

Our offer

At Daikin you can count on a varied job, with an international market leader which encourages people to work together and develop. We can offer you a permanent contract. From the very beginning you can count on thorough training and intensive support. Your competitive salary is complemented by a package of extra-legal benefits.

Daikin Europe N.V.


Daikin Europe N.V. is the European headquarters of the Japanese company, Daikin Industries Ltd. We design, manufacture and distribute air conditioning and heating systems for commercial, residential and industrial applications. Our headquarters are located in Brussels and Ostend, but through our sales networks we also have a presence throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

We are the market leader in the field of air conditioning and also offer Total Comfort Solutions in the fields of cooling, heating, ventilation and related techniques.

In addition, as a company we are constantly expanding, with extensive international contacts, a pleasant, stimulating working environment, extensive training and coaching, ... Daikin Europe N.V. has many trump cards. However, our highly motivated employees are our greatest asset. That is why we are always looking for new talent.


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