Supplier Account Manager

As a Supplier Account Manager you can use your experience as a procurement professional to build relationships. You will take on the challenge with us to deliver a crucial contribution to the fulfillment of Neways’ Company Mission, by further strategizing, centralizing and expanding the relationships with our key suppliers.

What will you do as a Supplier Account Manager?

You are responsible on behalf of the entire Neways group for the relationships with the most strategic key-suppliers on all aspects in the category Semicon. Important elements are account management, contracting and supplier development to optimize the business relationship in terms of QLTCS-performance towards Neways and readiness for future new product introductions. You source, evaluate and engage with these suppliers for goods and services, based on business needs and according to the category sourcing strategy.

‘You will have the opportunity to elevate the partnership between supplier and Neways to the next level’ – Jo Hsu (Category Manager – Neways Electronics International)

Your tasks also include:

  • You will be working with the Category Buyers in the different Operating Companies and report directly to the Category Manager Semicon
  • Responsible for a strong communication network within all relevant disciplines and with the key-supplier and ensure central oversight on all communication in relation to the Neways Businesses;
  • Maintain spend and risk based overview and carry out tactics to accomplish the category strategy;
  • Development of a vision and targets for the key-supplier landscape in collaboration with the Category Manager while considering the needs of the market sectors Neways wants to serve;
  • Implement the category sourcing strategy, by translating this into strategic action plans at the key-suppliers;
  • Analyze, define and implement methods to continuously improve on quality, logistical performance, technical capabilities, total cost and sustainability.

What do we offer you?

  • A good salary, matching with your knowledge and experience;
  • 27 vacation days, plus 13 days off work pursuant to the Reduction of Working Hours Act;
  • 8% vacation pay;
  • Work at a publicly traded international organization, which is evolving into a System Innovator;
  • Flexible hours and the possibility to partly work from home;
  • Training possibilities in GoodHabitz and oZone;
  • Pension arrangement;
  • Company Car;
  • Expenses allowance.

Your profile and DNA:

  • A bachelor or master degree;
  • Relevant diplomas in the field of procurement (for example NEVI-1 and NEVI-2, preferably NEVI-3);
  • You have patience and decisiveness to develop important changes and you can deal with the daily dynamics with a hands-on attitude;
  • Excellent level of verbal and written communicative skills in English, Dutch and German are desirable.
  • Willingness to visit suppliers and OC’s from Neways within the Netherlands and Germany.

Who we are:

As an EMS Life Cycle Partner and System Innovator, we create smarter solutions for a changing world. We do not only respond to market demands, but are also involved in our customers’ development and engineering processes at an early stage, proactively delivering concrete solutions and add value.

As an employer, we stand for: pro activity, customer focus, teamwork, accessibility, improvement, fulfilling ambitions together and being a social employer, within an international environment.

You are most welcome!

Are you interested? Then apply directly by clicking the button!

Do you have any questions? Please contact our Corporate Recruiter Mike Bijster at +31 (0)6 – 28491152 or

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.