Category Buyer Services

Vacancy: Category Buyer Services who is ‘equipped for impact’

Do you want to be part of a globally operating team of innovators? Do you also think bigger than big? And, do you have what it takes to make an impact? Then we might be looking for you. Find out more about our vacancy for a Category Buyer Services.

About our organisation

We are Huisman. We develop step changing technical solutions and translate these into the design and construction of the largest onshore and offshore installations. For decades, we have been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. With our passionate workforce and worldwide production, service & sales facilities we are equipped for impact in these times of energy transition.

““Your impact? Facilitating On-demand On-time deliveries.”"

Rob van Broekhoven, Group Discipline Manager Supply Chain Services

About the position of Category Buyer Services

What to expect of the Category Buyer Services position within Huisman? 


Are you looking for a job where ensure that components and services, required for our projects, are ordered in a timely manner, within budget and according applicable quality requirements and processes?

As Category Buyer, you think pro-actively with our business. In collaboration with the Category Managers you initiate the required activities to ensure business continuity. You do not allow poor Solutions and will always achieve the best deal. Working closely together with the Supply Chain Coordinators and the Expeditors, you will make our projects a success every time.

We would also like to point out the other advantages of working at Huisman, such as the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking innovations, an excellent employment conditions package and regular drinks in our own bar.

What do we expect of you?

You will be responsible for:

  • Development of commodities in collaboration with the Category Manager;
  • 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.

Wondering if you are 'equipped for impact'?

You have:

  • A bachelor's degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Supply Chain Management;
  • Nevi 1 or equivalent and Nevi 2 (or motivated to follow training);
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a technical organization;
  • Affinity with technology;
  • The ability to adapt quickly to new requirements and know how to prioritize;
  • Analytical skills, pro-activity and ownership.

Some practical things we need you to have:

  • An EU passport/valid work permit for the Netherlands;
  • A good command of the English language verbally and in writing.

More about Huisman

We design and produce in-house and deliver our turn-key products to clients worldwide. Our clients choose us for our entrepreneurial spirit, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? Consider the Fibre Rope System we developed for the subsea development of crane applications. So, if you join Huisman make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise us, our clients and… yourself!

What do we have to offer?

  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • A multicultural work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines.

Does this sound like you?

Apply online for the position of Category Buyer Services by using the application form at the bottom of this page. We are curious to see what kind of impact you will make.

Still need a bit more info or looking for something that suits you better?

Please contact us via our contact form for more information or sign up for our job alert to receive details of new opportunities in your inbox.

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
  • Professional
  • Schiedam, The Netherlands
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Ewelina Miller
“Working with young people, with a fresh vision and view on innovation, projects and ways of to cooperate. That is what drives me as a campus recruiter. I know from my own experience that with the right commitment, you get plenty of room for personal growth."

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