Project Purchaser & Scheduler
Drunen, NL
2 dagen geleden

Project Purchaser & Scheduler

Do you get curious when you read about how the biggest and technical complex propulsion systems are constructed and installed?

Are you interested or experienced in procurement and would you like to contribute in the Project Purchasing activities related to our Thrusters, Propellers and Waterjets?

Do you have an international mindset and do you like to work on multiple procurement projects simultaneously? Then this might be the position for you!

As a Junior Project Purchaser and Scheduler within Wärtsilä Netherlands, you are in the heart of our dynamic maritime business where you will especially have a focus on our propulsion product portfolio.

Your main challenge in this role is to manage the total project supply chain of high value, complex project assemblies and deliveries for our maritime customers.

In this position, you are one of the main contact persons for all Project Procurement related activities from order up to the final delivery of our equipment on board of our customers vessels.

You work according to our project delivery schedule in close cooperation with engineering, sourcing, order intake, project teams, logistics and suppliers.

You will be part of a team of nine other purchasing professionals located in the Netherlands, Finland, Norway and China.

Due to the international character of this job you will be in daily contact with many international colleagues and external stakeholders.

You report to our Manager in Project Purchasing.

Location : Location for this position is Drunen, Netherlands.

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • To create bills of materials handed over from our Engineers and act on all related purchasing activities for the assigned products and their components.
  • To monitor your project orders and measure quality level, delivery reliability, costs and lead time.
  • To make sure that all components and documentation is available at needed time at the chosen subcontractor in order to secure on time delivery.
  • To act on price increases that are not in line with the scope of the project and to take action where needed.
  • To verify long and short-term forecasts alignment with Supply Chain Management.
  • To communicate your project status updates on weekly basis with all involved stakeholders and be in contact with our suppliers worldwide to solve day-to-day issues.
  • What do we expect from you?

  • You hold a MBO or Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, International Business, Technical Business Administration or similar.
  • Preferably you already have some experience within a purchasing position within a technical and production related working environment with an international character.
  • You have experience working with an ERP system, preferably SAP.
  • You are a good negotiator with solid communication skills.
  • Sense for business, experience working in project teams and you are familiar with deadlines and targets.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English, and preferably in Dutch. Knowledge of French is an advantage.
  • Last application date : 30 / 04 / 2022

  • At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities;
  • everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

    In case you have questions about the procedure please call Dré Schellekens (Corporate Recruiter) at +31(0)6 28558033 or by email :

    This is Wärtsilä

    Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful.

    Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise.

    Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance.

    Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe.

    In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at .

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