Buyer Other

Accountability

This position is within a group of buyers who purchase all commodity goods to support the fleet, offices and projects. The buyer negotiates purchase orders in a cost effective manner, in time, in accordance with the requirements and at acceptable terms and conditions.

Furthermore you:

  • Conduct transparent procurement processes from request to order;
  • Negotiate independently;
  • Create and issue purchase orders;
  • Carry out vendor performance evaluations;
  • Support category management;
  • Maintain records on development of prices and rates.

Qualifications

As a Buyer you focus on opportunities, always pursuing the best commercial options for the company. With a positive mindset you service your internal clients.
 
Furthermore, you have:

  • A relevant BSc or MSc degree;
  • Knowledge of order writing including legal aspects;
  • Team player, persistent, efficient;
  • Additional Procurement Education (e.g. NEVI);
  • A minimum of 3 years procurement experience, preferably in a maritime environment;
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in Dutch and English both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of ERP system, preferably SAP;
  • Excellent negotiation skills;
  • In depth knowledge of the procurement process;
  • Ability to work independently.