Purchaser
Samskip
Den Haag, NL
4 dagen geleden

Safety and efficiency. Oversee all aspects of purchasing activities for a busy, sea going fleet within a leading international transport operation.

Samskip is a leading player in the field of international and multimodal transport and shipment operations. Within Samskip, Nav-Tech B.

V. is the ship manager for a Samskip owned fleet of vessels that comprises six container feeders and two multipurpose LNG-driven vessels.

Do you have the skills and experience to help ensure the smooth running of this fleet via the highest standards of purchasing and technical awareness?

If so, we invite you to find out more about this involving position.

An international opportunity

Samskip is a truly international company that innovates the most advanced sustainable and multimodal transport solutions across Europe and beyond.

Based at our headquarters in Rotterdam, one of the world’s most important transport and shipping hubs, you will perform Purchasing for a busy and international fleet.

The container feeders are in liner service to and from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, while the refrigerated vessels mostly perform spot trading activities along the Norwegian coast and across the Baltic Sea.

Manage the entire Purchasing process

Working closely with Technical and Marine Management, your core function in this role is to arrange purchasing requirements for the vessels.

Thus you negotiate price, quality, delivery time, and payment terms with suppliers. You then ensure safe and timely receipt on board, with final approval via the Technical Superintendent.

You report to the Head of Vessel Management.

Detailed activities include :

  • Informing the Technical Superintendent responsible for the vessel of any problems noted;
  • Following up on general correspondence related to the vessels;
  • Checking invoice content, coding and totals, following up incorrect invoices;
  • Verifying and organizing invoices and forwarding them in a timely manner to the Accounts Department;
  • Conducting vendor rating for the top ten vendors.
  • When inconsistencies occur you note them and inform the Head of Vessel Management.

    A great place to shine and grow

    Samskip emodies the dynamic and fast-moving international logistics sector. The atmosphere is busy, open, and collaborative.

    Every day is different. Above all, you are free to display the full range of your talents and achieve ambitions that drive both your success and ours.

    To that end, you will have access to wide ranging development opportunities. In addition, we aim for a good work / life balance and love to get together for team gatherings and events.

    Samskip also offers :

  • Market competitive salary including a 13th month;
  • 28 days of annual leave;
  • Company pension plan;
  • The possibility to work from home for some of the time.
  • Are you the expert and detailed Purchaser our fleet can depend on?

    This is a role for an experienced professional with good controlling and communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively within a team.

    Needless to say, you are extremely safety conscious. You also bring a willingness to learn and adopt new systems and ideas so that we improve our processes.

    It is important that you can function independently while building the relationships that ensure buy-in from key stakeholders across a matrix environment.

    The formal requirements are :

  • Bachelor’s education (or similar level) in a relevant field;
  • Three years sailing experience, or a minimum of three years’ experience within the marine purchasing field;
  • Highly accurate and precise work style;
  • Able to gain a rapid and full knowledge of the Company Safety Management system;
  • Excellent knowledge of computer programs used within the company structure;
  • A high level of written and spoken English.
  • Apply today

    Do you have what it takes to make a success of this highly responsible and detailed role? Don’t delay! Click on the button below and send us your CV.

    If you have any questions about the vacancy feel free to call us on +31 (0)88 o 400 13 93 or send an e-mail to : career.management samskip.com.

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