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Job Description

About the job

Job Objectives(Summary of overall job purpose)

Source and procure materials to satisfy stock replenishment and direct purchase for ship repair, NB projects, yard maintenance & other requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Determine and develop appropriate sources of supply and maintain cooperative working relationships with vendors to stay current with trends and technologies, products and services.
  • Source yard’s requirements of materials by obtaining quotes from suitable and the right suppliers using the supplier categories available in supplier master and other techniques available.

– of Technical Bid Evaluation and obtaining approvals from the user department.

– of Commercial Bid Evaluation by selecting the technically lowest supplier considering all aspects and obtaining necessary budget approvals, negotiate with them and create computerized purchase orders following evaluation of quotations obtained.

  • Resolve problems and discrepancies, issue arising from purchase of services, supplies and equipment with internal and external clients.
  • Identify repetitive purchased items to the materials control section to enable creation of these items into stock.
  • Monitor outstanding purchase orders against estimated delivery dates and follow up on the deliveries to ensure on time delivery.
  • Prepare insurance claims for materials damaged or lost in transit.
  • Liaise with Accounts Department and suppliers in order to settle disputed & unposted invoices.
  • Liaise with user departments & Materials Control Section to ensure correct specifications are quoted on orders.
  • Follow the day-to-day operations related to own job to ensure continuity of work.


  • 5 years’ experience in buying in an industrial environment, shipyard, offshore / Oil & Gas industry.
  • Diploma in any Engineering discipline or equivalent.