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Alblasserdam HBO Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
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Project Buyer

Alblasserdam Engineering Engineering & Development HBO Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm


Alblasserdam Engineering & Development HBO Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
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Engineering & Development
About this vacancy

Working at a leading superyacht builder

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

  • As a Project Buyer, you will be an integral part of an inspiring project team dedicated to the realization of luxury yachts.
  • You will take charge of the end-to-end supply chain process, closely aligning with the project schedule, to ensure the timely and high-quality supply in collaboration with relevant suppliers and the project core team. This will involve managing a portion of the 125 procurement packages, each involving approximately 200 suppliers for every yacht.
  • Your role will entail vigilant monitoring of supplier progress to ensure the punctual and accurate execution of orders.
  • When operational or contractual challenges arise with suppliers, you will play a crucial role in their resolution, working closely with the Project Team.
  • Your responsibilities also encompass the identification of bottlenecks, such as capacity constraints and established technology, as well as opportunities for enhancement within the designated package.
  • You will be responsible for executing and overseeing contract management for suppliers, which includes managing framework agreements and escalations. Additionally, you will provide support to management and colleagues to secure the most advantageous agreements within the package.
  • Establishing and nurturing working relationships with third parties, such as co-makers and subcontractors, will be essential to your role.
  • You will actively engage in a collaborative co-makership with partners, capitalizing on your expertise and mutual respect to identify and realize potential synergies.

Our client specializes in building large custom-made superyachts.

  • A rewarding full-time position within a distinctive, globally renowned yacht construction company.
  • An invigorating work environment replete with ample opportunities for personal growth and continued learning.
  • A competitive salary ranging up to €5,000 per month.
  • Attractive primary compensation complemented by exceptional secondary employment benefits.
  • CAO Metalektro.
  • University or Higher Vocational Education paired with relevant professional experience.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of professional background in the Netherlands, preferably within the maritime industry and/or yacht building sector.
  • You can readily identify with the following core competencies: Analytical Aptitude, Collaborative Mindset, Meticulousness, and Persuasiveness.
  • You possess a broad perspective, effectively overseeing the entire process.
  • Your approach is characterized by proactive problem-solving and resourcefulness.
  • You take pride in your work and are an enthusiastic professional with a strong commitment to ongoing learning.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and Navision.
  • A good command of written and spoken English (and Dutch).

The steps to a successful match

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If you respond to an appealing job opening, the consultant will contact you to schedule an exploratory meeting in the next few days.

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Together with the consultant, you determine whether your profile is a good fit for the position. You also assess whether your ambitions are aligned with the direction of the organi…

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Initial interview

If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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Follow-up interview(s)

Depending on the process, the consultant will invite you to the next round(s) of interviews and possibly an assessment center.

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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