Project Buyer Refit

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10022346
  • Locatie Alblasserdam
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

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


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.


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


  • 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