Procurement Specialist


Procurement Specialist






Bachelor / Master

Execute and coordinate Logistics tender and contract process and enable decision making in order to achieve the optimum balance between services and pricing. Tender management for our European organization involves RFQ’s for 16 countries in Europe with a focus on Warehousing & Transportation varying in value between €50K and €20+ million per tender. Next to that execute business simulations and benchmarks regarding (internal) business development in order to find required SCM solutions and anticipate on market trends.


About us

Established in 2011, Samsung SDS Smart Logistics (part of the Korean multinational Samsung Group) is one of the fastest growing logistics service providers in the world and specializes in innovative logistics services by developing and applying optimized solutions and providing SCM consultancy to customers based on their own Cello platform. The company is active worldwide in 40 countries employing more than 4.500 logistics experts.


Purpose of the job

  • Initiate Requests for Quotations in order to invite Logistics Service Providers into the bidding process of renewals and new contracts;
  • Determine preferred quotations and drive the decision making process of Senior Management by analyzing and comparing service and cost levels;
  • Analyze and report the service and cost level of the LSP in order to determine and drive performance at the optimum level;
  • Work on business simulations to find optimal solutions that meet the requirements of the customer (internal Samsung);
  • Actively search for benchmarks and information of logistics services and costs and gather information about trends and innovations in cross-industry platforms;
  • Interact with internal stakeholders like logistics managers in European Sales Subsidiaries and Senior Management





We are looking for a candidate with:

  • A Bachelor/Master degree in Logistics, SCM or Biz MGMT. preferable;
  • + 5 years working experience in a relevant role;
  • SCM or/and Logistics knowledge preferable
  • Self-starting capabilities and stakeholder management skills
  • A proficient level of English and Dutch
  • Very good MS Office skills (mainly Excel);
  • Experience with ERP system;
  • Ability to travel;


  • Extensive experience in Logistics or/and Procurement and strong result driven mindset;
  • Strong communication, persuasion, negotiation, analytical skills and able to work under high pressure;
  • Flexible problem-solver with a strong hands-on mentality;
  • Conceptual thinker with the perseverance to finish what you start;
  • Knows how to manage stakeholders;
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.



  • Opportunity to work for a fast growing company that operates globally;
  • 25 days of holidays with the option to buy/sell extra days;
  • Solid performance bonus plan;
  • Salary range: €4.000 - €5.500 gross p.m. (the level to be defined depending on your skills and experience).
  • Commuting allowance of €0.23 per km or full coverage of public transport costs;
  • Other nice benefits such as fully paid health care insurance, fitness subscription at Basic Fit and a bicycle plan;
  • Hybrid working.


Come join us!

If this role matches your profile please send your CV and motivation letter to Sieta Soltanie on

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