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Capex Buyer

Function: Administration

ManpowerGroup Solutions takes charge of the insourcing or outsourcing of specific domains within our client’s company, provide support for the entire recruitment process or offer a central point of contact for the hiring of talent. Whilst our clients are focusing on their core tasks, we work to optimize their human capital and all the processes involved in managing it.
Are you a talented employee interested in finding a challenging and rewarding position via ManpowerGroup Solutions? We have plenty to offer you. Our employees are treated like our ambassadors. And as an ambassador, you go and work for our client while getting all the support you need to build a flourishing career as an ‘ambassador’ for MGS: training, opportunities for personal development, and above all an inspirational working environment with a great team that is growing every day.

For our client, located in Antwerp, we are looking for a Capex Buyer;


ManpowerGroup Solutions


You will be responsible for all the assigned projects spends and CapEx spends

• You will be responsible for the lifecycle of procured projects/ capital invest (front end to back end)
• You will identify and assess Procurement opportunities
• You will develop and execute cost savings strategies for defined and agreed opportunities by using state-of-the -art measures (but not limited to Designed-to-cost initiatives, target costing, product re-engineering, scope revisions, benchmarking efforts, material and product substitution)
• You will work to achieve goals and targets
• You will support the tendering team with write up the scope
• You manage and control the EPCM or 3rd parties
• You will select suppliers for major equipment and negotiate the contracts
• You will conclude contracts and subcontracts, payments and variation orders
• You will handle negotiations and PO placements
• You will save reports
• You will do the close outs of projects and the vendor evaluation


• You have more than 10 years of experience in capex projects ad lead buyer or procurement manager
• You already gained some client experience in the oil and gas or chemical industry
• You have a high technical knowledge
• You have knowledge of SAP ERP
• You have excellent contract draft skills with an excellent knowledge on: cancellation schedules, payment terms, bank warranties, bonus malus contract systems, delivery schedules and penalties, change order clauses etc.
• You have excellent English knowledge (writing and speaking)


• A contract of an unspecified duration;
• Next to an attractive salary you will benefit of extra-legal advantages (meal vouchers, hospitalization and group insurance);
• Training opportunities to further develop your skills;
• You will be part of an international and dynamic company

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