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Purchasing Officer

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Direct Search Asia Pte Ltd Published: December 16, 2016


Our client is the leading ship manager with operations worldwide. They are now on the lookout for a Purchasing Officer to be based in their Singapore office.


To ensure that the vessels are supplied with authorised stores, spares and other products in a timely manner within budget and approved costs consistent with Company Quality and Purchasing Department policies at the most competitive costs.



  • Accurate input of vessel and office requisitions to the company system, clarifying any additional information as required in a timely and reliable manner.
  • Select suppliers from approved suppliers lists, issue enquiries and orders, using Group contracts where applicable. Pay special attention to fast-track items.
  • Liaise closely with Fleet Superintendents on purchasing matters.
  • Co-ordinate delivery of ship spares and stores on authorisation from relevant departments and provide prompt advice of any problems.
  • Advise spares shipment details to vessel and vessel agents.
  • Progress the delivery of orders onboard, resolve any discrepancies, advised by vessel or Fleet Cell, with suppliers.
  • Back-up other Purchasing Officers’ when absent and/or when required.
  • Receive, check and manage invoices within the scope of the procedures and pass to the Accounts Department for payment.
REQUIREMENTS (Qualifications, essential skills, and experience)
  • Numerical accuracy combined with a methodical approach to work
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to develop rapport quickly
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Computer literate


Visit www.directsearchasia.com/vacancies and follow us on LinkedIn for more information and opportunities 

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