Interim Management mission – Capex industry buyer

On behalf of our client, we are offering a new and exciting Interim Management mission as an Industrial Capex Buyer (M/F).

Intended to reinforce its current organization, this mission will enable us to manage all Capex purchases for a new industrial project designed to increase our customer's production capacity. It involves several industrial sites in France over a minimum period of 6 months.

Based at the Group's head office in the Paris region, the Interim Manager will be in direct contact with the project manager and the technical correspondents on the industrial sites concerned. Travel will be required to ensure proper coordination of Capex purchases.

🎯 Are you available to start work in September 2023 and would you like to be part of this exciting project?

If so, there's no time to lose in seizing this great opportunity. Ready, get set, apply!

☑️ The Company for this mission

Industrial company, member of a Group.

Process industry with continuous activities.

Major Capex investments for mass production.

Production of goods for BtoB distribution only.

☑️ The job to be filled

Industrial Capex Buyer

Reports to the company's Purchasing Director.

Functional relations with managers.

Operational relations with technical correspondents on sites.

Your main missions, non-exclusive and evolving:

  • Manage Capex purchasing for a large industrial project, for 80% of the time;
  • Support the Purchasing Department on several other industrial projects;
  • Ensure compliance with Group processes, budgets and purchasing schedules.

Your day-to-day activities, in order to fulfill your missions:

  • Manage all industrial purchasing on dedicated projects;
  • Carry out and supervise calls for tender;
  • Ensure competitive dialogue with partners and suppliers;
  • Optimize purchasing procedures: quality, schedule, budget;
  • Supervise purchases of equipment, services and facilities;
  • Manage coordination with Group and project managers.

🎯 Transition Management Mission ;

🏢 Based in the Paris region, several industrial sites in France;

✈️ Professional mobility : on the sites, around 20-30% of the time ;

🚩 Start-up: no later than early September 2023 ;

Initial duration 6 months, firm, probable extension depending on project.

☑️ Your key skills & profile


Mechanical, electrical or other engineering background;

Experience in the process industry, such as aluminum, chemicals, steel, nuclear, glass, mining;

Around 8-12 years' professional experience in Capex purchasing;

Ideal background: Purchasing, Maintenance, Industrial Project Manager;

Perfect French, fluent and professional English.


Autonomous but team player;

Excellent communication skills;

Work in project and matrix mode;

Ability to understand and challenge technical aspects.


🎯 You are available quickly & mobile punctually on sites in France.


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