Supplier Development Expert


Facil is looking for a Supplier Development Expert to support the strategic purchasing team in the headquarters in Genk. 

Job description

One of your main tasks as a SDE is to contribute to the global sourcing strategy at Facil. You are looking constantly for supplier opportunities on the international market (with a strong focus on the Asian market in the beginning), you will investigate commercial performance of suppliers, you will map suppliers including their technical capabilities and "sweet spot", you will support SQA with supplier audits strategy, ... . 

Aside above responsibilities you will also support as a project buyer within different projects.

We focus on building effective and sustainable long-term relationships with both our suppliers and our customers and trust on you to help us with this objective.

You will report directly to our Strategic Purchasing Manager in the headquarters.

Employment in the branch of Valencia is a possibility as well. 

Our Purchasing team is looking forward to welcome you!


  • Master or minimum bachelor degree or equal by experience
  • 5 years of purchase experience, preferably in the automotive/ metallic sector
  • Technical knowledge is a plus whereas technical interest is a must
  • Ability to set up and maintain long-term relationship with suppliers in a B2B and multi cultural environment (China, Taiwan, India, ...)
  • Out of the box thinking but with a good helicopter and strategical view
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and reporting skills
  • Very good knowledge of English is required
  • Travelling is required, both regional and intercontinental


Would you like to work in a highly professional international and multi-cultural environment?

A positive, no-nonsense ‘can do’ and ‘let’s do’ company culture in which learning and development are highly stimulated?

Are you ready to share your entrepreneurial ideas and grow together with us?

Then Facil is the company for you!

Besides an international atmosphere with lots of growth opportunities, Facil offers a training program based upon your individual competences. An interesting responsibility remunerated with an attractive salary package is available.


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