Twin Disc Incorporated
Nivelles (Ville), Brabant Wallon
lundi 17 juillet 2017
Date limite
jeudi 31 août 2017
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Twin Disc Incorporated is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of power transmission products for the marine industrial and off-road markets. Since 1918, Twin Disc power transmission technology has been changing the way the world works. You can find our products in the drivelines and powertrains of a huge array of equipment—from tractors, trucks and turbines to work boats and pleasure craft. Twin Disc holds these standards very high:

  • Global reach, customer focus. Partner with our experts all over the world to solve your challenges.
  • Collaboration and innovation. Gain a technical edge with our custom designs and applications expertise.
  • Engineering excellence. Rely on Twin Disc for industry-leading quality and customer support.

To reinforce the team working in Nivelles, Twin Disc is looking to hire


With a good understanding of machinery and industrial purchasing

Job description

  • You are responsible for the purchasing for the production site in Nivelles, develop the sourcing strategy and implement it, under the direction of the Supply Chain manager
  • You identify potential suppliers to procure a wide variety of outsourced materials and parts requiring considerable technical knowledge of product manufacture and characteristics
  • You meet the production schedules to support manufacturing and assembly
  • You establish and manage the relationships with the suppliers, based on cost and quality, ensuring the engineering specifications and quality standards are met constantly, managing the supplier metrics
  • You resolve issues pertaining to quality, expediting, receiving, packaging and invoicing
  • You maintain a close working relationship with Engineering and Manufacturing in determining sources, component design and framing of specifications
  • You work closely together with the Planning department to ensure on time delivery
  • You work together with the colleagues in Italy and the US so to exchange information and best practices
  • This position reports to the Supply Chain Manager for Nivelles.


  • Master of Bachelor’s degree preferably in Engineering (or economics, business, …)
  • Proven track record within a mainly technical oriented purchasing role (5-10 years), preferably in the manufacturing direct materials segment (incl. among others metal machined parts, heat treatment, surface treatment, fasteners, harnesses, sensors, raw material)
  • ERP literate
  • Strong analytical skills and comfortable with reading technical prints/drafts.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Focused on results and on long term solutions
  • Accurate, organizational, team player, consensus builder with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial, combines a strategic and tactical approach
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team within a global environment
  • Willingness to travel about 30%
  • Fluency in English and French, with strong knowledge of another European language, preferably Italian.


A challenging position in an entrepreneurial, international environment, where customer focus is central. A competitive remuneration package.


Please send your application to Hudson, with this reference BE760317 to Hudson, attn. Katia Van Bel, Marcel Thirylaan 75, 1200 Brussel. Tel +32 (0)2 610 27 04. E-mail:

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