Purchasing Buyer


Job Ref: #253

Cleantech, Energy Storage, EV & EV Charging


Purchasing Buyer
Navalmoral-de-la-Mata, Extremadura

Our Client
Envision AESC is the world’s leading battery technology company and lithium-ion battery manufacturer with battery plants in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and China. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Spain’s highest profile manufacturing plants, as Envision AESC is building a new battery manufacturing plant in Navalmoral-de-la-Mata, Extremadura to support its business growth in Europe.


The Purchasing Buyer is to support the Head of Purchasing in managing purchasing activities (planning, sourcing, tender and negotiation) for the assigned Commodity (Capex/MRO/Building & Construction) in AESC Douai to optimize savings and reduce risks with suppliers

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the most exciting, large-scale industrial developments in many years, where new and emerging technologies will be adopted in support of the rapidly growing electric vehicle marketplace


  • Build and maintain relationships with internal customers, suppliers and central purchasing organizations.
  • Support Head of Purchasing with contract negotiation
  • Manage a dedicated purchasing portfolio including, contract negotiations, contribution to annual savings targets and management of Invitation to Tenders and Request for Quotations.
  • Manager / Administer Purchase Orders
  • Support Purchasing Section Manager with implementation of European Purchasing policies
  • Support Purchasing Project Management activity in CAPEX/Building & Construction


Background & Requirements

  • Purchasing Processes and Procedures
  • Supplier Management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Extensive experience in CAPEX/Industrial equipment/ Building & construction
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Fluent in Spanish and English. Chinese would be an advantage.


  • Problem solving
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Result oriented
  • Attention to detail


AESC is an exciting, newly created global organization committed to solving the challenges of a sustainable future and becoming the leading supplier of full-value-chain battery solutions. Our lithium-ion batteries can be found in more than 700,000 electric vehicles worldwide. We are working hard towards unlocking the full potential of sustainable energy and climate change mitigation. We will continue to build upon our successes and expand into new markets and industries, producing innovative and competitive products and technologies that advance the goal of a zero-carbon emission future. AESC is headquartered in China and Japan and has battery manufacturing locations in Japan, UK, China, US with several giga-projects ongoing in France, Spain, China, UK and Japan.

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Salima Mantere

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