Senior Buyer

About our Client

Our client is a well known company and member of a worldwide leader in complex offshore marine (engineering) projects. Within the oil & gas industry they are succesfull in the construction, installation and removal for the TOP10 companies

This is an innovative company for high tech design, engineering and operating for fulfilling these projects. They provide special self designed techniques and equipment

Your Mission

  • Liaise with internal clients to compile requirements for sourcing of materials and services
  • Review internal requisitions and check correctness (incl. all required back up correspondence)
  • Issue RFQ/RFPs and evaluate quotations
  • Negotiate bids and quotations
  • Place POs per companies standard (incl. the terms and conditions)
  • Expedite POs and ensure timely receipt of goods, documents and certificates in accordance with the (technical) specifications
  • Verify and approve invoices
  • Manage, monitor and process POA
  • Prepare bid evaluation sheets and executive summaries
  • Follow up and settle VOs, claims and/or disputes
  • Analyse the supplier market (structures, market shares, prices, technology, products etc.)
  • Enter into and manage frame agreements for the purchasing needs company-wide and secure compliance to these agreements
  • Attend supplier sites and industry related trade exhibitions as required

Your Professional Skills

  • MBO+ or HBO Technical
  • NEVI 2 or equivalent
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ purchasing experience in a similar environment (offshore, shipbuilding or petrochemical)
  • Fully conversant with modern procurement and purchasing methods and techniques
  • Results-driven, with a proven track record
  • Experience with an ERP system and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with IT and facility procurement is desirable
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Highly organised with a hands-on, no-nonsense mentality and an ability to work on own initiative
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Willingness to travel

What are the benefits

  • The opportunitie to develop your career in a challenging multinational high tech environment, as well as abroad
  • Technical knowledge deepening through the diversity of projects
  • The responsibility for complex solutions
  • A competitive salary and bonus
  • Overseas- and/or offshore allowances
  • Salary Review annually per 1 January
  • Good career opportunities due to the diversity of positions