Buyer Germany Coolblue

30 mei 2024
Deadline datum:

Vacature beschrijving

Day after day, we work hard to inspire our customers. As a Buyer, do you want to be a strategically important part of this success story and conduct exciting negotiations with the key account managers of well-known brands? Then be sure to read on.
How do I become a Buyer Germany at Coolblue?

You are looking for a new challenge in the field of purchasing? Do you enjoy negotiating, maintaining relationships with stakeholders and finding the best deals? Are you looking for a flexible, dynamic company where you can develop yourself further? Read on, Kay explains how to become a Buyer at Coolblue.


You enjoy doing this

  • Negotiate with manufacturers to build long-term partnerships and close critical deals for Coolblue. You will be responsible for contract negotiations while the Supply Chain Planner is responsible for procurement.
  • Establish and maintain supplier contacts. Together you will make short and long term plans for Coolblue’s sourcing in Germany. 
  • Analyze sales reports and market data. 
  • Break records with new, improved campaigns. You launch these in cooperation with your team, consisting of buyers, media consultants, product managers and product editors. 
  • Presenting your annual contract negotiations to an international delegation.
  • Working with your buyer colleagues in the Netherlands to find meaningful synergies and learn a lot.
  • Handing out high fives when the campaigns you organize go like clockwork. 
  • Maintaining your product category together with your team. This includes brainstorming sessions, consultations, overcoming obstacles and celebrating successes over (virtual) drinks after work. 

You recognize yourself in the following

  • You speak German and English or German and Dutch fluently.
  • A completed university education, ideally in the field of business administration/economics.
  • You like to negotiate for your life and have a winning mentality. 
  • Ideally you already have 2-3 years of experience in category management, purchasing or product management. Ideally even in e-commerce.
  • You are a professional conversationalist for business relationships (from customer service to management).
  • You’re not afraid of the responsibility that comes with important contract negotiations.
  • You are a born networker. 
  • You’re extremely results-oriented and a true dealmaker.
  • You see opportunities based on the data you analyze to consistently close better deals.
  • You lenjoy coming to the Rotterdam office 2-3 times per week.

This is what you’re looking for in a job

  • With over 30 training courses in our own Coolblue University, you can become a little bit better every day.
  • An extraordinarily good work environment, with freshly made snacks, monthly drinks, legendary Coolblue parties, awesome team activities, and an informal, playful department.
  • Salary in line with the market.
  • Retirement plan.
  • A picture-perfect office at a great location. You could crawl to work from Rotterdam Central Station. Though we recommend just walking for 2 minutes.
  • Room for new initiatives and ideas. We’re always open to those, whether you’ve been with us for a week, a month, or a year.
  • Challenging work to really immerse yourself in, so you sometimes forget you’re even working. 
  • A flat organization in the broadest sense of the word. You can just go and have a drink with the boss.