Technical Purchaser

PRO NAUTAS, a fast growing global distributor and service provider of maritime navigation, communication and connectivity solutions. We are looking for an enthusiastic technical purchaser to strengthen our team. We operate globally and have offices worldwide. Our customers are ship owners, ship operators and shipyards. We pride ourselves as being seen as reliable and highly professional by our customers.
For our Team in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and Leer (Germany) we are looking for a Technical Purchaser.


Your responsibilities:

  • Sourcing and procurement of goods needed to meet business requirements generated in Service, Sales and Connectivity
  • Timely and cost oriented purchasing of navigation, communication and connectivity equipment
  • Request and evaluate quotations from suppliers
  • Independent negotiation of supplier (umbrella) contracts
  • Resolving complaints, handling claims and warranty issues with suppliers
  • Supplier assessment and evaluation

We offer:

  • Unique opportunity to work with a diverse set of international business partners in the maritime industry
  • Independent work in a dynamic and successful international team
  • Short communication lines
  • Flat organizational structure
  • Possibility to grow and take more responsibility in the logistics organisation

Your profile:

  • Logistics related / commercial study
  • Min. 3-5 years of experience in technical purchasing
  • Experience in maritime, electronics, service, wind energy or comparable markets is an advantage
  • Buyer-personality and very good negotiation skills
  • Interest in electronics and IT technology and the shipping market
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Fluent in English & Dutch