Sr Buyer – Papendrecht


Providing external resources, goods and services necessary for the performance of our business activities, under the most agreeable conditions.


  • Responsible for procurement activities. He is accountable for all procurement functions of the group and is the primary procurement consultant within the Company;
  • Represent to sub-contractors and sub-suppliers;
  • Establish the project procurement requirements and prepare procurement plan;
  • Responsible for directs and gives guidance to the assigned project procurement team members on all project related procurement matters, safeguarding company’s and client’s interests;
  • Establish and prepare project procurement policies and a well-defined/structured project procurement plan, based on the company procedures, practices, standards and contractual requirements;
  • Manage the procurement activities in all their aspects, including purchasing, subcontracts, expediting, traffic;
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the local and international sellers and subcontractor market;
  • Maintain good knowledge of finance aspects, letters of credit, transport documents, etc;
  • Prepare man-hour budgets for all procurement activities;
  • Prepare man-hour planning and progress reporting on the project procurement activities;
  • Be the main focal point on all procurement matters between sellers, subcontractors and clients;
  • Coaching of (junior) buyers;
  • Works according to procedures of the Quality Management System;
  • Monitor budget, planning and the quality of activities that must be carried out;
  • Identify deficiencies and suggest improvements for the Quality Management System;
  • Works according to the HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) procedures of the organisation, detects and makes proposals for improvements for the benefit of HSE;
  • Is aware of and will adhere to the applicable HSE rules of our customer, their client or specific (construction) locations, where work is carried out;
  • Reports unsafe situations;
  • Spreads the importance of HSE for the organisation, contributes to the increase of awareness of HSE at our customer and motivates staff with regard to HSE;
  • Controls and initiates actions that are necessary to ensure the HSE aspects.


  • BSc or BBA;
  • Experience in process equipment related field, such as oil and gas -/offshore wind industry;
  • Experience with contracting of capital-intensive projects;
  • Desire to build relationships using right commercial attitude;
  • A minimum of 5-10 years experience in purchasing and sub-contracting for supplier within oil & gas market;
  • Ability to report, verbally and in writing;
  • Experience with commissioning and start-up services;
  • Good communication skills including English (verbal and writing);
  • If required a HSE training checklist contractors (VCA) or a training checklist contractors HSE Operational Executives (VCA-VOL).


Abigail Bakker +31 (0)23-3032900


Abigail Bakker +31 (0)23-3032900