Purchasing Officer (Marine Industry)

Qualifications / Requirements

  •  Applicants should have solid experience in procurement and relevant qualifications
  •  5+ years’ experience in a purchasing role in maritime industry
  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing applications is also required.
  •  Well-developed communication and negotiating skills.
  •  High level of accuracy and attention to detail are essential to this role.
  • Fluency in English

Job Responsibilities (But not are limited to the following)

  • In-charge of daily purchasing needs such as processing request, reviewing quotations, placing orders and following up on Purchase Orders delivery and shipment schedule.
  • Handle the procurement for the vessel under the supervision of the Superintendent.
  • Responsible to source, negotiate and purchase materials from both local and oversea vendors.
  • Arrange for clearance of international shipment with the help of appointed agents
  • Prepare shipment for overseas freight for repair.
  • Maintain proper filling for all the requisitions specially in the Order Star and Bassnet System
  • Liaise with the operation department and freight handlers for smooth deliveries for sea and air freight shipments
  • Coordinate with the crew, technical superintendent and suppliers to ensure that correct items are supplied at best quality and prices as per requirements
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the vessel requirements and expectation.
  • Arranging and reviewing all the invoices issued by the vendors for payment.
  • Coordinate with the sub-contractor if any repair needed by the vessel
  • Periodical visits onboard vessel in order to communicate with the crew directly and build up a good relationship.
  • Updating vessel monthly technical reports
  • Preparing the requirements for navigation license application

Please send your CV to careers@gulfnav.com by specifying the  ‘JOB CODE’  and ‘JOB POSITION TITLE’ in the Subject