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Technical Purchaser, Germany

  • Europe
  • Job Reference: PR/011321


Are you interested in working for one of the leading Dry Bulk Operators in the world? Is a good work culture important to you?

Spinnaker are working exclusively on a Technical Purchaser vacancy, you will be responsible for supply of provisions, stores, consumables and spare parts to owned- and managed vessels.

Your main responsibilities will be:

Monitoring and processing of all requests made by the vessels, which are assigned to you.

Requesting and comparing different offers and placing orders accordingly with suppliers, after approval and in coordination with the superintendent in charge

Organizing the safe and timely delivery of the purchased items to the vessels, worldwide. As the case may be, all the way from the suppliers, via worldwide warehouses, to the final delivery on board via barge or truck

Guaranteeing smooth handling of all processes, by maintaining pro-active and transparent communication with all stakeholders involved (e.g. captains and engineers on vessels, superintendents, suppliers, forwarding and shipping agents)

Checking of incoming invoices prior to processing

Assisting with the quality and efficiency evaluation of suppliers Supervision and maintenance of existing contracts

Your profile:

Ideally you gained 4 years (or more) of similar work experience in one of your previous jobs

Very good command of English (spoken and written)

You are well structured and work pro-actively on upcoming tasks

A high level of diligence, strong organizational skills and a team player-attitude are needed for an effective performance

You are an experienced user of Microsoft Office applications

As the ideal candidate, you support a good team spirit and describe yourself as a self-driven, communicative and open-minded person, bringing new ideas and continuous improvement in processes, negotiations, the use of BASSnet system etc.

For more information, please contact Liam Daly on

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