Buyer MRO/Acheteur MRO H/F

Join Verkor in Grenoble, France, and contribute to shaping the future of European mobility as a Buyer MRO. Be part of an ambitious project to build a modern Gigafactory in Dunkirk.

Bourbourg, France  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   11-50   19 days ago

Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.

With over 350 experts from 38 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we have recently started operations our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

We now focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually.

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

Verkor is growing and is now searching for a great Buyer MRO H/F to join our amazing Procurement Team for our Gigafactory in Bourbourg !

The role is to be responsible to deploy and implement with Maintenance Operation department, the strategy and sourcing activity for the Maintenance Operation (Building, Clean-Dry rooms and Manufacturing Equipment).


  • Represent Procurement for MRO-Spare parts (components and services) activity in front of our main internal Stakeholders : Maintenance-Operation-Construction-Quality-HSE-Warehousing.
  • The category Strategy is defined jointly with key Stakeholders (multi sites) and Category Leader and you will be part of the Team.
  • Implement sourcing and appropriate way of buying with the different needs and organization. Define optimization plan in End to End approach to reduce leadtime on the full process of acquisition (Total Cost Ownership).
  • Drive sourcing action for the different needs expressed by internal Stakeholders (classic, critical items), develop and challenge an efficient Supplier Panel in line with the Category Leader guidance. -Using the most efficient process for giving autonomy and time saving for the requester and buyer.
  • Run dedicated action on critical classified items, following analysis with Stakeholders (tactical way of buying, storage, etc).
  • Contribute with the Team to develop our processes: Supplier Qualification (eg audits, survey,grid) , Supplier Evaluation for appropriate category (SRM).
  • As Procurement team member, you will be an active contributor to develop and sustain supplier relationship management processes, procedure and associated metrics to drive continuous improvements for inbound Supply Chain, Quality and Service.
  • Pro active to propose improvement in procurement processes and procedures to ensure continuity of service, consistency of work tasks and digitization in relation with Procurement Operational Specialist.


  • Our large scope of equipments (Manufacturing, Building utilities : Clean Room, Building, HVAC,...) require a solid experience of minimum 5 years in Procurement MRO Spares parts and associated services in Automotive-Electronics-Pharma-Chimical or similar sectors of activities.
  • Ideally minimum of Master Degree in Procurement Management (or/and Engineer degree).
  • Experienced in Digital solution to procure items and services on fast and efficient way of buying : punch out catalog, market place, dealing between internalization/externalization.
  • Familiar with large scope of Category but especially : catalog spares parts, metrology, logistic equipment, Tooling , HVAC, PPE, drawings sparts parts (machining, electro erosion, …).
  • Procurement digital : ERP system like SAP, Sourcing platform including Microsoft applications
  • Familiar with Procurement Operation (P2P, Source to Pay, Source to Contract)
  • English & French language
  • Good communication skills (written, presentation)
  • Problem solver,
  • Team Player,
  • Capability to Animate project
  • Result oriented
  • Strategic thinking and good negotiator
  • Digitally aware

Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:


We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.


We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.

Team Spirit

Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!


We're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions

  • Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team
  • Lunch vouchers
  • 50% of local transportation costs financed
  • 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT)conditions may apply depending on type of contract
  • Industry-leading healthcare
  • Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts

For more info on the company, please visit us at

*all positions are open to individuals possessing a Recognition of the Status of Disabled Worker (RQTH)

conditions may apply depending on type of contract

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About the role

May 02, 2024

Full Time


Oct 29, 2024


Bourbourg, France

5+ years


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