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Technical Buyer, Rotterdam, Nederland

Are you the technical buyer who is equipped for impact?

Do you want to work closely together with our fabrication facilities? And do you want to team up with our workpreperation department? We are looking for a technical buyer who is responsible for the procurement of castings, steelwork and materials. Do you have a Bachelor degree, preferably in Technical Supply Chain or Engineering, with 5 years of experience? Please keep reading. You might have found the job you are looking for.

First, let us briefly introduce ourselves.
Pleased to meet you, we are Huisman. We develop step changing technical solutions and translate these into the design and construction of the largest construction equipment. For decades, we have been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. Our clients choose us for our entrepreneurial spirit, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? What to think of our 10.000 mT offshore cranes and our automated drilling towers?
So, if you join Huisman, as our technical buyer, make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise our clients, yourself and… us! 

“Our impact? Always coming up with innovative solutions.”
Arnold van der Linde, Tender & Concepts Engineer


We ask a lot of you, as technical buyer. However, we also have a lot to offer.
Expect a challenging position in an international organisation. You are part of a dynamic and professional company where innovation, quality, flexibility and creativity are key. You have the opportunity to work closely together with our fabrication facilities and have a contribution to exciting renewable projects. In addition to our inspiring atmosphere, we offer an excellent benefits package tailored to your background and experience. Personal development and education opportunities are part of the deal. And let’s not forget excellent company perks, like regular drinks in our very own bar.

What will you be doing working as Technical Buyer for Huisman?
As Technical Buyer, you think pro-actively with our business. In collaboration with the supply chain department and with workpreperation you initiate the required activities to ensure business continuity.
You do not allow poor solutions and will always achieve the best deal.

You will be responsible for:
Best price, best quality and in time delivery of the required goods and/ or services;
Investigating innovation possibilities, price reduction possibilities and general and/ or specific improvements regarding of goods and/ or services;
A collaborative and transparent relationship with key suppliers.

Who are we looking for?
To be successful in this role you need to have experience in a technical supply chain role and bring knowledge / network within the steel- casting and materials branche. In this dynamic environment, you are able to switch easily between overseeing the projects and pinpoint on details within the planning. Because you are responsible for make- or buy decisions, you have good communication and negotiating skills (ie subcontracting work). On a technical level, you are experienced in reading complex production drawings.

Other requirements:
As a person you are looking for the best results, you are pragmatic and solutions oriented;
Bachelor or Master level in a relevant technical degree or Supply Chain management with relevant experience in our branche;
A practical disposition and a good command of the Dutch and English language verbally and in writing. 

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies:

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by Huisman. Applications received are property of Huisman. We don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Huisman colleagues or associated Huisman companies. 

  • Full-time
  • Professionals
  • Rotterdam, NL
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Bas Bieckmann
"Contributing to the correct organisational design of Huisman by looking at who suits us best and in which position. That is my drive and why I would like to get to know you better. Looking forward to hear how you want to make an impact within Huisman."

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