Technical Purchaser (Yacht- or Shipbuilding)



You are a Technical Purchaser specialised in the Yacht- or Shipbuilding and ready to pursue a challenge within an internationally renowned Yacht builder.
As Technical Purchaser you work towards the translation of the Engineering package into a Purchase Planning. In consultation with the the Project team members and the Yard manager, you prepare the Purchasing Project, manage the contracts of the suppliers and you keep the stakeholders updated.

Furthermore, the Technical Purchaser has the following tasks:

  • Co-drafts the Purchase Planning by taking into account the Engineering specifications and package;
  • Marks and analyses the market, checks prices and commercial conditions and takes action for the ongoing project;
  • Identify possible problems and their causes and suggest solutions or alternatives;
  • Search for suppliers and subcontractors, maintains good communication and drafts/reviews contracts and quotations;
  • Assess and evaluate the terms and conditions relevant to any purchase contract;
  • Deal with changing of orders and ensure the timely delivery of the products for the realization of the project.


As Technical Purchaser you meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor or higher degree in a relevant discipline;
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Technical Purchaser within the Yacht- or Shipbuilding industry;
  • Experience in managing budget and machinery buying;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Very strong negotiation and communication skills, strong backbone, resiliency and solution oriented mentality;
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written.
About the company:

Our client is one of world’s leading and most renowned luxurious yacht builders. For more information click here!

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