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Operational Buyer



Do you want to work in a company that is a key player in the transformation to green energy and are you a structured but flexible person who take pride in providing a high service level to the business? If you also have a few years of experience in logistics and purchasing as well as an education in the relevant field? Then you might be our new team member! 
Ensuring all day-to-day procurement activities and material availability
We are now looking for an operational buyer with experience in purchasing, logistics or supply chain management, and take responsibility for ensuring material availability and stock optimization based on the prevailing production rate and material needs.
It will be beneficial if also have a technical interest and you know what it means to handle many processes and cases at the same time. Your working location is in our site our production plant in Asnæs. You will be part of a team of planners and buyers and report to our Supply Chain Manager in Asnæs.


Your primary tasks include


  • Understand user requirements and leverage the applicable Category Handbook and use your sourcing knowledge to determine the best route to market and tools available for execution.
  • Generate purchase orders based on material needs.
  • Delivery monitoring to ensure material availability.
  • Work together with suppliers, freight forwarders, customs and other internal / external stakeholders to ensure quality, costs and delivery plans.
  • Ensure the transactional component of the procurement process is delivered and that handovers between process steps are effective and efficient, and contribute to continuous improvement of processes and activities
  • Ensure operational targets and KPIs on customer service are tracked and delivered.



Disciplined and process-oriented personality
You work in a structured and meticulous manner and you find it easy to see situations from a helicopter perspective. To fit into the role, you also need to be flexible in combination with analytical with a well-developed ability to assess and prioritize based on given information and conditions. You enjoy having many contact surfaces both internally and externally, and your collaboration skills and communication abilities are profound.

Further your cv will preferably comprise:


  • Experience with calculations, analysis and forecasting work
  • Good knowledge of SAP and Excel
  • Fluency in English

Contact and application 
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.  
Please apply at our website. We encourage you to apply as quickly as possible as applications are reviewed, and interviews conducted concurrently.
If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact HR Business Partner Mette Frederiksen on, tel + 45 51 41 40 09.
We welcome your application! 



About NKT
Offers a broad range of building wire, low- and medium-voltage power cable supporting both safety in the building sector and the European energy transition. NKT markets high-quality products exceeding high customer expectations and has developed ergonomic solutions that are easy to install. Here, you will join a diverse and international organization operating from five main production sites with strong market positions across Europe driven by customer centricity and a growth focus.


NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.4 billion in 2020. NKT - We connect a greener world.


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Posting Date:  18-Jun-2022

Asnaes, DK, 4550

Type:  Permanent
Requisition ID:  2615

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