Purchaser W/M

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Update on 11/07/2024
  • Contract type:  Permanent contract

  • Work time:  Full time

  • Location Rennes

Who are we ?

Founded in 2013, Cailabs is the number one global specialist in laser shaping, tied to a unique, patented technology: Multi Plane Light Conversion (MPLC).

At Cailabs we design, manufacture and develop innovative photonic solutions for satellite communications, industrial applications (laser machining), fiber optic telecommunications and defense.

Since 2020, Cailabs has seen its growth accelerate in the field of optical ground stations/ free space optical communications and we are looking to expand our customer base across the U.S. government, commercial, and defense markets. Cailabs patented MPLC technology passively mitigates atmospheric turbulence to enable ultra-high-speed satellite to earth communications -an exciting technology with unlimited potential. Cailabs currently employs over 90 people, including 25 PhDs. with 26 patent families registered. 

Job description

Would you like to work for an innovative, fast-growing company with an international dimension?

Are you recognised for your rigour and your ability to identify and implement solutions in the face of hazards?

Then join Cailabs!  


As part of a new position within the Supply Chain Division, and in order to support the company's growth, your main task will be to process and monitor orders to direct and indirect suppliers right through to delivery.


Your tasks:  

  • Place replenishment orders in the ERP system (direct and subcontracted),
  • Enter order acknowledgements, monitor delivery times and follow up with suppliers,Keeping the ERP up to date with information relating to
  • Establish and maintain close contact with our supplier partners
  • Contribute to team dynamics and provide support to your Sales Administration
  • Calculate the supplier service rate,
  • Analyse stock shortages and work with the Logistics Manager to improve flows,
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of the service.


When you join Cailabs, you will find :   

  • A dynamic team of engineers and Ph.Ds who share your desire to put their skills to work on stimulating technical challenges, 
  • A collective emulation and a strong intellectual interest in your work,
  • A company at the cutting edge of technology, from the development of prototypes to the industrialisation phases.

    And also : 
  • Times of sharing and conviviality (annual seminar, meals, group games, sports activities, etc.)
  • A health insurance plan covered at 100% by Cailabs.
  • A bonus system to reward collective and individual performances 

Joining Cailabs is finally the assurance that everything will be done to help you perform, improve and take up new challenges.

Find out more about us on www.cailabs.com

Recrutement: Purchaser W/M chez CAILabs à Rennes

Essential skills

With a 2/3 years' higher education in purchasing/supply chain, you will have significant experience as a Purchaser, ideally in an innovative industrial environment (optics, space, arms, high-tech, etc.). 


  • You are organised, rigorous and proactive, and have already worked in an environment with multiple interfaces, where you have been able to put your interpersonal skills to good use,
  • You enjoy planning and scheduling,
  • You are at ease on the telephone,
  • You have a good command of Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel) and ERP-type IT tools,
  • You will be able to communicate with English-speaking suppliers both orally and in writing,
  • Basic accounting knowledge would be a plus.


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