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Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe B.V. (MCFE) sells superior quality forklift trucks and warehouse equipment under the Cat® Lift Trucks brands and Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks brands. MCFE has evolved to become one of the most important market players. MCFE supplies products for the business-to-business (B2B) market within independent Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks and CAT Lift Trucks dealer networks in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and CIS.

MCFE’s European headquarter is based in Almere, the Netherlands. Sales and distribution offices are located in Finland, Denmark, Russia, France, Germany and Dubai. MCFE’s shareholders are Mitsubishi Logisnext Co., Ltd. (Japan) and Caterpillar Industrial Inc. (US).


For the Inbound Department we are looking for a dedicated

Senior Parts Purchaser

Job description:

The parts Inbound department is accountable for improving the interaction between the customer and the distribution channel related to secondary products supporting the company’s primary products.

As a Senior Parts Purchaser you work in a very international environment. There will be a close collaboration with the other team members. You will make sure that the daily management of parts purchasing and expediting runs smoothly. Being responsible for the initial purchase of spare parts you are also in the lead of selecting new suppliers, contract negotiations and price stability.

You have a commercial drive to reach the best result. You monitor and improve the KPI’s as determined in the business plan. You see it as a personal achievement to reach cost reductions in purchasing. As a networker you are constructive in problem solving in close cooperation with suppliers and other departments. Internally you provide input on the Business Plan, the authorization set up and the sales opportunities that show in the vendor & market information systems.

Are you ready for a new challenge? We hope to meet you soon in Almere!

  • Bachelor degree (Technical, commercial or purchasing). (NEVI 1 + 2.)
  • More than 5 years’ relevant purchasing experience, preferably in an international setting.
  • Wide experience in cost reduction and strategic purchasing.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel and Access).
  • Fluent in the English and Dutch language, written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of another West European language would be an asset.
  • Travel is required in this role.

Contact details:

Do you see yourself as an Senior Parts Purchaser? Please send your CV and a short motivation letter before 8th of January 2019 to hr(a), to the attention of Barbara van de Nes, HR Advisor.

Or would you like to send us an open application, we kindly request you to send your motivation letter + CV to