Goliath B.V. is an international producer and distributor of board games and interactive toys with successful titles such as Rummikub, Triominos and Pop The Pig (Does everybody know Pop The Pig, choose an example people have heard of). Goliath is a true family business with a dynamic and inspiring work environment where ideas can grow and flourish.

For our office in Hattem we are looking for an enthusiastic buyer. You report to the COO (operational director).

In this position :

  • You are responsible for the operational planning.
  • Analyze data to make purchasing decisions;
  • Analyze forecasts, inventory levels, and lead times to ensure inventory is delivered on time;
  • Drawing up purchase orders for products manufactured in Europe;
  • Planning of components that are assembled into end products in the Netherlands.
  • You negotiate European purchasing and production contracts, with KPIs for cost control, quality and timely delivery.
  • Check your Purchase Orders
  • Responsible for communication with local and European suppliers about all PO and stock requirements;
  • Management of products and data for all European articles and suppliers;
  • Checking lead times;.
  • Monitor and report purchase orders, inventory levels and forecasts;
  • Consultation with other departments (e.g. sales/marketing, product safety/integrity department, etc.).
  • You support the planning process for production and assembly
  • Assisting in the selection of assembly facilities;
  • Creating production orders for assembly and checking and reporting the assembly schedules;
  • Communicate with all stakeholders about assembly (e.g. sales/marketing, product safety/integrity department, etc.);
  • Ensure that components and finished products are stored and transported cost-efficiently;
  • Ensure that finished items are delivered to the warehouse on time to meet sales forecast and customer orders.

Are you proactive, solution-oriented, analytical and able to work under pressure? If you also have the following, then you are the ideal candidate:

  • MBO/HBO working level;
  • Knowledge and/or experience within the logistics sector;
  • Flexible and hands on mentality;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and ERP programs
  • Good level of English;
  • Knowledge of French/German is an advantage.

If you are interested in more information, please contact Jodie Marsh, Global Recruiter on

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