Marine Buyer

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Full Tax Free Expat Package
Job posted:
November 24, 2022
This job advert has been checked and approved by Yacrew.

Fastsream are once again delighted to be exclusively representing a globally renowned ship repair yard in the Bahamas in the search for a Marine Buyer.

Reporting to the VP of Commercial, the Marine Buyer will perform and assist in a variety of administrative support duties in the management of the Purchasing Department.

Main duties include:

  • Research best pricing for international & local purchases
  • Confer with vendors regarding specs, pricing, availability and delivery
  • Engage with subcontractors and suppliers to negotiate best value on products and services, creating purchase orders for the same
  • Review bid proposals and negotiate contracts
  • Take corrective action on issues regarding defective or unacceptable goods and services
  • Maintain necessary inventory levels to meet client requirements
  • Ensure timely receipt of materials and services
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
  • Work hours as required to ensure deadlines are adequately managed; may require extended duties at times as agreed with the Manager
  • Data input (ACCPAC system)
  • Promote the company in a positive and ethical manner
  • Adherence to all Company Policies and Procedures

The ideal candidate will hold an equivalent business administration degree and have a wealth of experience in a similar role as a Marine Buyer. Purchasing experience in the following commodities: Electrical, Mechanical, Steel and Profiles, Pipe and Fittings, Personal Protective Equipment, Pumps, Safety Equipment, Plant, Subcontracting, Rental of Tugs and Marine Vessels

In exchange, my client is offering a highly attractive, tax free, full expat package.

Work Experience Requirements:

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Yacht or a Cruise Ship.

Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications:

All applicants must hold a valid ENG1 certificate to be able to apply for this position.

A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate is required from all applicants. Please sign up for an STCW course and obtain the certificate if you don't have it yet.