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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Sourcing

Arendal, NO



MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a wide portfolio of products, services and solutions. Building on our extensive oil & gas expertise, we are developing a strong position as a provider of offshore renewable energy solutions.

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us


MacGregor Global Service Division (GSD) is looking for a talented and motivated Purchaser, who can be located in Kristiansand or Arendal.


In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring efficient, accurate, and cost-effective purchasing processes. You will coordinate with Logistic centres on stock replenishment and other purchasing aspects. Additionally, you will provide valuable support to the sales team during the quoting process, ensuring smooth operations and optimal results. Your expertise will be vital when utilizing the Spares & Logistics system effectively, in line with established instructions. When required, you will collaborate with the Customer Care (CC) department, fostering a cohesive workflow.


We are looking for a candidate who can shape and contribute to developing our purchasing routines. Your role will extend to executing and delivering reports upon
request, providing valuable insights for informed decision-making. Moreover, your visionary approach will contribute to the growth and advancement of our purchaser organisation.

Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Prepare purchase orders and follow up on suppliers
  • Coordinate activities related to commodity purchases such as pending inquiries, order confirmation etc.
  • Update Customer Offer with needed price and delivery information
  • Take action in accordance with current ERP system for replenishment of stock items
  • Comply and perform according to contractual agreements for spares supply
  • Delivery in accordance with agreed Terms & Conditions
  • Ensure purchase documentation is ready for invoicing
  • Create and send final invoice to customer

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Commercial / technical Bachelor degree or equivalent through experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the same or similar position
  • Computer skills; skilled Excel user, SAP experience, Google package (G Suite)
  • Technical mindset
  • Good understanding of logistic handling
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Good English, both written and spoken

What do we offer:


  • An opportunity to work with renewable energy solutions and support to make global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable
  • Interesting and varied work in an international, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Inclusive and multicultural working environment
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid work- according to agreement
  • Competitive salary, good pension scheme and health insurance
  • MacGregor Norway AS is a member of the joint Arrangement for AFP

You will be part of


By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organization leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application today!


For more information on the position, please contact: Steinar Eliassen, Global Manager Offshore Service Projects.


Email address:

Phone number: + 47 913 42 907


MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.