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Anne-Pauline Wessels

Anne-Pauline Wessels

Corporate Recruiter


Are you interested in this vacancy? Please contact Anne-Pauline to find out more!
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Come help us make the world a smarter, innovative & more sustainable place as a specialist in Operational Project Buying!

Heliox is the Global Market Leader in charging infrastructure for electric buses. At this time our reliable and robust products are being used in the world’s largest e-bus projects. We also deploy fast charging infrastructure for electric trucks and marine transport as a turn-key solution.

Our company is unique, challenging, intellectual with room for your creativity. But with stiff goals and ambitions, too. We need to perform, and we are looking for the best. When others push you back and say it cannot be done, you will prove them wrong by finding alternative ways. If you need to run the extra mile, you will do it. Because you make our ambitions happen.

As an experienced operational project buyer, you have a pivotal role within Heliox. E-mobility is an exciting, fast growing new market; our chargers keep electric buses and trucks moving. Taking on this role will mean for you that you can make an immediate contribution to a more sustainable future, with cleaner air in urban life and lower global emissions as a result.

Want to see what our mission is about? Check out this 1 minute film:

N.B.: Recruitment agencies: we prefer to find our newest Helioxers ourselves. Please do not call us - we know where to reach you in case we need help.

What will you do

As operational project buyer you will be responsible within Heliox regarding operational purchase and logistic activities in a certain geographical region, you are responsible for creating and releasing purchase orders in line with the requirements from sales and follow up with the suppliers, ensuring on-time in full delivery. You have regular contact with your internal stakeholders, including project members and procurement colleagues and externally with your suppliers.

During your daily work, you are the key operational communication channel between the projects, procurement and the suppliers and responsible for accurate processing of purchase orders and up to date information related to all outstanding purchase orders.

Besides tender processes in which you participate to build an attractive proposal, you will be taking care of the whole manufacturing and purchasing journey when the customer awards us with their order.

The Operational Project Buyer works collaboratively in project teams and is supportive to make sure everyone on the team is motivated and able to deliver a good quality project on time within budget.

You will strive to innovate the purchasing process and practices associated with continuously improving it.

A selection of your task

Sales & Operations planning

  • Gathering sales forecast for products sold/in the pipeline for the responsibility area, ensuring the link with the products with their Bill of Materials.
  • Checking stock levels for (long lead time) items in the supply chain to enable rapid response, flagging low levels to Purchase Manager
  • Suggesting risk orders for long lead time items not on stock
  • Translate forecast into production schedules and production batches, indicating shipment dates to Heliox Sales Manager and Project Manager.


  • Place production order to factories to produce products
  • Planning batch production at factory, aligning component arrivals in line with batch start date in afstemming with factory
  • Follow running production, making sure all necessary documents are filled correctly (QC, FAT, EOL, etc) for future reference
  • Enter produced batches, stock on books, afboeken verbruikte materialen
  • Organise shipment of products to customer by the factory (in case of non-DDP)


  • Validating content of the PO with the BoM
  • Sending Purchase Orders
  • Tracking PO’s for arrival time (expediting)
  • Inboeken arrival components (or gedelegeerd aan factory)
  • Organise shipment of components to the factory (in case of non-DDP)
  • Initiate cost down programs on a project basis
  • Optimise component portfolio

Tender process

  • Timely delivery of quotations on component and assembly in both price levels and delivery timelines to the Sales Manager

You are:

Good at self learning – you are always gathering knowledge about the purchasing process. You have demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion. You excel in pro-actively planning and organizing your workload, and you combine your communication skills with effective teamwork. You strive for excellence in all you say and do!

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Minimal Bachelor level or arguably comparable level with 5 years’ experience (medior level)
  • (key) user knowledge of Navision 2017
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of the industry suppliers – mechatronics / electronics
  • Fluent in English (oral and written). Dutch is a strong bonus and other European languages nice to have.

We offer you:

A challenging, pivotal role within a dynamic, international scale-up organization – and a:

  • salary between EUR 3500,- and EUR 4000,- gross per month (fulltime), depending on your experience and competences;
  • pension scheme, flexible working hours, 31 holidays, travel cost allowance, training, etc.;
  • a laptop and a mobile phone;
  • an open environment where you can grow and develop yourself;
  • energy with our fresh coffee (ground beans) and a selection of fresh fruit.


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Any questions? Call our Corporate Recruiter Anne-Pauline Wessels 088-5016383

Also want to become a Helioxer but in another function? Please check out our careerpage and follow us on LinkedIn!


N.B.: In our international organization, the health of our colleagues and our candidates is our top priority. In view of the current Corona situation, we will therefore organize online interviews (telephone and/or video). At the end of the application procedure, we will organize a last personal meeting. This means that our selection processes can continue and we look forward to your application with enthusiasm!

More about Heliox:

Heliox is a company that is growing rapidly! 3 years ago, we were with 30 people, now we are with over 100 Helioxers and in 2020 we expect to grow even more! Our (fast) charge systems have been installed in more than 20

countries all over the world. Over the last couple of years, we have won the prestigious FD Gazelle Award 4 times for fastest growing company in the Netherlands. Also, in February we won the VDV award for best electrical charging infrastructure and we are very proud of that.

We achieve short process times through our short communication lines and processes. This enables us to deliver custom made products in a short time window. We barely know any hierarchy; everyone is equal. The continuous growth makes our jobs dynamic, but we always look out for each other; we trust one another, and we can always count on each other.

Anne-Pauline Wessels

Anne-Pauline Wessels

Corporate Recruiter


Are you interested in this vacancy? Please contact Anne-Pauline to find out more!


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