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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Sourcing
Location: 

Virginia, US

Senior Purchaser

MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a strong portfolio of products, services and solutions. Shipbuilders, shipowners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

 

Purpose of the position

As a Senior Purchaser, you will be responsible for sourcing a variety of items, including non-sourced parts and machined parts (such as pins, blocks, manifolds, sprockets, etc.), as well as developing and maintaining relationships with vendors to ensure efficient, accurate, and cost-effective purchasing. You will also work closely with the customer care, logistics, and sourcing teams (including the overseas part of the organization) to ensure correct, smooth and fast fulfillment of customer orders.

Main tasks and responsibilities

•    Source and purchase items outside of the Competence Centre's scope  
•    Update customer offers with pricing and delivery information 
•    Prepare purchase order documents and follow up with suppliers 
•    Ensure compliance with contractual agreements for spares supply and delivery 
•    Use the ERP system to manage stock replenishment

What you’ll need to succeed

Education:
•    Bachelor degree in a related field, such as business or logistics

Desired Experience: 
•    Relevant work experience in sourcing roles or similar positions in a global company 
•    Experience working with large, multi-site global suppliers and managing supplier relationships and negotiations is a plus
Desired Competencies: 
•    Strong sourcing skills, including supplier relationship management, contract, and commercial negotiation, and legal/contractual knowledge 
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
•    SAP experience 
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
•    Proficiency in Excel and data analysis 
•    Google package (G Suite) Desired Behaviors: 
•    Self-starter with a high level of motivation 
•    Strategic thinker with attention to detail 
•    Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks efficiently 
•    Alignment with the company's values of Integrity, Quality, and Safety

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?

Submit your resume via Indeed or apply directly on MacGREGOR’s career site.  For more information regarding this position, email Brandy Besedich at brandy.besedich @ Cargotec.com

 

MacGregor is part of Cargotec

MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a strong portfolio of products, services and solutions, all designed to perform with the sea.
 
Shipbuilders, shipowners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor. www.macgregor.com
 
MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people worldwide. www.cargotec.com