Position Title: Purchasing Manager
Experience: Previous experience in a procurement role, preferable in management capacity
Skills: Analytical, problem solving, time management, project management and decision making skills
Traits: Ability to work well with others, team player, self-starter, proactive, well organized .
Experience: Knowledge and experience of purchasing functions for the vessel types managed
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Software: Nautical Systems, Oracle
Duties and Responsibilities:
Treats Health, Safety and Environment as Top Priority
A member of the Home Office Emergency Response Team.
Responsible for the overall management of the purchasing function, manages purchasing staff:
•Monitor performance and counseling of the purchasing Team with the goal of maintaining ISO/ISM/TMSA certification, customer satisfaction, and improving the Departments overall performance
•Ensure that all purchasing team members are cross-trained in all areas for quick response time to questions from vessels
•Maintaining NS5 Coordinate invoices and receipts
•Responsible for developing Department Goals and KPIs to ensure Department’s alignment with Seabulk goals
•Maintain and update Purchasing Manual as part of the ISO/ISM/TMSA Certification
•Monitors purchasing process throughout on NS5
Responsible for ensuring that the policy is maintained while maximizing, identifying and setting up strategic contracts with vendors to maximize fleet leverage and discounts wherever possible.
Responsible for assessing Vessels needs and linking those needs to the Purchasing Department’s decision making process, to include:
•Visits to Fleet vessels
•Maintain system to collect and analyze data on vendor performance
•Manages warehouse and stock inventory
•Ensuring only approved OEM items are supplied to vessels
Responsible for ensuring that the Purchasing Department’s Quality Management System meets or exceeds ISO 900-2015, , ISM, and TMSA criteria.
Responsible for Vendor Selection and Assessment:
•Continuously seek to develop existing vendors and qualify new vendors in regular storing ports for Tankers
•Conduct visits to major vendors to review and qualify vendors based on vessel feedback and vendor performance
Responsible for all Procurement Contract Administration:
•Seek additional purchasing categories that lend themselves to improved contract procurement strategy and implement this contract status when feasible, e.g., paints (including dry docks), lubes, etc.
•Review contracts for vendor compliance, including dry docks
•Develop and implement strategies to purchase and deliver bulk supplies, commodities, etc to the Fleet in the most economical method
•Develop and implement a Logistics’ strategy to deliver provisions, stores, and spares to the Fleet in a timely and cost effective manner
Responsible for all specifically assigned Procurement Projects:
•Spill Response Supporting Contracts
•Working with the Technical department to set up strategic dry docking contracts