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Position: Purchaser

Job Location: Mumbai

About our Client and the Requirement:
Our Client is one of World’s leading Dry Bulk Operator. Our Client is looking forward to adding more manpower in their Procurement Department due to the addition of new vessels to the existing fleet.

Desired Candidate profile:
 Must be a graduate with excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
 Minimum 3 years’ hands-on experience in Purchase with a ship owner/ship manager

Job Description:
 Be accountable for the full Procurement management for the vessels assigned to you
 Evaluate and improve supplier selection, considering total cost of ownership.
 Ensure compliance to framework agreements and practice catalogue buying, consistently educating and optimizing inputs received from requestors.
 Ensure selection of best offer through careful analysis of supplier quotations.
 Selection of best mode of transport offer through careful analysis of forwarder quotations.
 Timely and consistent handling and follow-up on orders and invoices in cooperation with suppliers, local agents and vessels.
 Ensure smooth coordination between regular stores, local goods and provisions deliveries to vessels when in ports.
 Proactively and independently identify possible areas for improvement to reduce cost (e.g. payment terms, incoterms, delivery costs, process and logistical optimization) whilst keeping a vigilant eye on the overall process flow.
 Identify and evaluate potential suppliers to ensure availability of items and ensure smooth operation on board the vessels.
 Deliver the right goods at the fastest and most economical way, ensuring daily running costs are kept at minimum without jeopardizing operations.