After Sales Purchaser


Antonieta Pichinte

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: all-around purchaser/expeditor for the offshore O&G industry

Projects: mooring & energy production solutions, FPSOs

Company: offshore ship owner & operator with a great track record for operating in harsh conditions

Main requirements: +5 years of experience as Purchaser/Expeditor in the offshore industry

Your opportunity

As an After Sales Purchaser, you will be responsible for purchasing and sourcing a great variety of services and goods working together with your colleagues in the After Sales department. You make sure all the relevant equipment, services, and goods arrive on time and with the right quality to deliver great service to your clients. If you enjoy working on high-tech and complex engineering & operational projects, then this is the place for you!

What you will do

  • Reporting directly to the Section Head of Procurement and working closely with your colleagues in the after-sales team
  • Identifying, sourcing, and purchasing materials and equipment required for projects in the Offshore industry
  • Managing the procurement process, from identifying potential suppliers to negotiating terms and conditions 
  • Expediting deliveries and ensuring timely receipt of materials and equipment
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery and quality of material and services
  • Maintaining accurate procurement records and documentation, to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Continuously seeking ways to improve procurement processes & procedures, and staying up to date with market trends 

Where you will work

With this trusted client in the Amsterdam area, we have a long-lasting relationship. It is a privately owned company that delivers floating energy solutions and complex mooring equipment to the global oil & gas and renewables industries. Besides having proven capabilities in engineering and developing installations for harsh offshore conditions, they own and operate their own fleet of FPSOs. A welcoming organization in which people with the right pro-active attitude will get opportunities to proof themselves and grow.    

  • Challenging engineering environment, particularly in developing equipment for extreme offshore conditions
  •  Organization with cooperative mind-set and open communication style, which allows for professional progress
  • Drive for new technologies in floating sustainable energy solutions
  • For the size of the projects, a relatively small multi-disciplinary engineering team, with a focus on conceptual and basic design
  • Combining in one close-knit company: EPCI contractor and offshore fleet-owner-operator

What you already have

  • +5 years of experience in procurement and expediting, preferably in offshore oil and gas environments
  • Technical degree & knowledge of mechanical engineering is a plus! 
  • Experienced with INCOTERMS
  • Great communication in English and social skills, to be able to build strong relationships with suppliers and internally
  • You enjoy working in fast-paced & high-tech environments in the O&G industry  

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise, starting from 60K gross per year
  • Work-from-home policy
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.
  • Housing search support and registration are provided by Van Storm

Sounds interesting?

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