Project Buyer Refit

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10022346
  • Location Alblasserdam
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering

About this vacancy

To enhance our growth, YER Yachtbuilding is looking for proud, passionate, committed people!

Job description

In this role, you will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • As a Project Buyer, you are part of our inspiring team that realizes refit and fleet support projects on our (older) yachts
  • You oversee the entire supply chain process with (tight) planning in order to realize timely and qualitative supply
  • You organize follow-up meetings with suppliers after order, especially for long lead items and suppliers with integrated engineering
  • You participate actively in the different project teams and support the execution of the planning by being in control of the entire procurement process
  • You negotiate and order the equipment or service, including the RFQ process and organize our subcontractors to follow planning
  • Monitor progress of the supplier for timely and accurate execution of the order
  • Identify and solve operational and contractual issues with the supplier; in close cooperation with the Project Team
  • You identify bottlenecks in the procurement process and anticipate solutions in close cooperation with the project team
  • You identify risks in terms & conditions and advise the project team on how to mitigate these risks
  • You build and maintain a working relationship with involved third parties (comakers and subcontractors)
  • You work in aligned co-makership with our partners and see and realise possible synergies based on your expertise and mutual respect


A well-known super yachtbuilder specialized in custom-builds.

Offer description

  • Excellent salary
  • An inspiring environment with great possibilities for personal development and education
  • Competitive primary and excellent secondary employment conditions
  • Collective agreement Metalektro

Candidate profile

  • University or Higher Vocational Education with relevant working experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience, preferably in yacht or shipbuilding and/or refit projects
  • You recognize yourself in the following competences; Analytical ability, Collaboration, Exactitude, Persuasiveness.
  • You oversee the big picture and have a comprehensive view of the entire process
  • You are proactive and problem-solving in your approach
  • You are a proud and passionate professional that is eager to learn
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications and Navision
  • A good command of written and spoken English