Manager Procurement Offshore

Job description

For our Business Unit Offshore & Transport (O&T) we are looking for an energetic and connecting Manager, with an eye for all individual employees of the department.
O&T Procurement is a department with a diverse team of about eight Project purchasers. The Manager Procurement is also responsible for the Material Coordination department in total the team exists of about 17 employees. Sometimes the employees are located in the procurement offices and sometimes they are working within the project teams. The office is located next to the Material Coordination, Project Management and Engineering department this to ensure a close cooperation between the departments in the O&T Cluster. 
As part of the operational Management Team in this Business Unit you, together with other department heads, bear the responsibility for shaping and rolling out the future vision and the successful realization of the projects that are linked to this. It is important to stimulate close cooperation with the other departments within the Business Unit. Also, active collaboration with the other Procurement departments, with the Purchase Support office with their Lead Buyers and Category Managers who are responsible for category management. 
In order to contribute to the future vision of O&T you play an active role with your supplier market information in the further development of possible designs and products that O&T can offer to its customers and their implementation. 
In the context of O&T DNA you are expected to express the O&T values, namely Professionalism, Supplier market knowledge, Customer focus, Teamwork Pride.
Als Data Protection Officer ben je verantwoordelijk voor alles wat te maken heeft met de bescherming van persoonsgegevens binnen de Damen Shipyards Group.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Your main focus will be on project sourcing and buying, next to managing the department. Other tasks & responsibilities as Manager Procurement O&T are:
  • promotion of a good working atmosphere and cooperation within the group, also through conveying the O&T DNA;
  • coaching your employees and contributing to the development of your people, in close cooperation with HR. You are also a confidential adviser for your people in non-work-related matters;
  • in time availability of needed semi-finished products, main components, capital goods and subcontractors;
  • being responsible, together with Material coordination and Project Management, for controlling the logistic chain;
  • support shipments in time and budget, being alert when running over budget;
  • working out concrete plans to improve/optimize the work within your own procurement group. This includes O&T Supply Chain Development;
  • making policy proposals to the Procurement department from your own focus area and discuss this with and explain to the Supply Chain Process owner, Lead Buyers and fellow Procurement Managers;
  • acting as a point of contact for other departments, ensuring an optimization of the cooperation and coordination with other departments involved (among which Product Groups, Material Coordination, Project management, Construction sites, Procurement, ICT, suppliers (chain wide)). Actively participating in MT, CMT and regional consultation;
  • drawing up status reports, financial forecasts and suchlike and discussing them in your own procurement group and with fellow Managers, PM’s, Finance, etc.;
  • providing an active policy contribution to discussions concerning the further development of worldwide preferred suppliers.

We are looking for an energetic and positive manager, with experience in managing a team, affinity with supply chain and a completed relevant education at –minimum- HBO level within the technical industry. To fit this role you:
  • have a Supply Chain background within the technical industry, preferable the Maritime industry;
  • are a real connector, aiming for cooperation both inside and outside the BU is decisive for your own success;
  • dare to be clear and honest, help your people and colleagues with good and constructive feedback in the right direction. At the same time you ensure a safe working environment;
  • you dare to make decisions and, through you persuasion, you get people on your side, enjoy socializing and the informal side of work.

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

Company description

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem is the headquarters of the Damen Shipyards Group. Gorinchem still functions as a yard but the main activities involve the daily management of the Damen Shipyards Group. Damen Services and the Offshore & Transport division is also located here.

Vacancy details

MC-COM ID #173849
Date Updated Friday 6 July 2018
Location Gorinchem
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Operational
Region Netherlands

Contact details

Company name Damen Shipyards Gorinchem
ContactMr. Boy Ramirez Verhoeven
Telephone +31 (0)183 63 9447
Fax +31 183 632189

Postbus 1
4200 AA Gorinchem

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