Höegh Autoliners is a people-driven company with the belief that businesses should not only be forming lasting services but also lasting careers. We want to work with people who are incredibly team-oriented, jump head-first into a challenge, and always maintain a high-bar for excellence.
If that sounds like the type of team you want to join, we can’t wait to meet you!
A Little About Us Höegh Autoliners is a global leader in Ro/Ro deep sea transportation services. The company owns and operates approx. 50 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) in global trade systems, making around 3 000 port calls yearly. Managed from a worldwide network of around 20 offices, our main customers are major manufacturers of new cars, heavy machinery and other rolling stock. Höegh Autoliners is also a leading carrier of second-hand vehicles.
A Lot About You You are someone who is passionate about procurement processing. You enjoy preparing reports, perform analyses to maintain quality standards, and coordinating with existing and external suppliers. You have a good knowledge in purchasing acticvities, and you have the ability to multitask and priositize tasks. You are comfortable in negotiation, and dare to take risks. You see yourself as a key contributor to our culture.
Main Responsibilities Monitors requirements using procurement system and maintains accurate information such as purchase quantities and proces, delivery dates, lead times, etc. Sourcing of commodity from global shipping market Perform comparative analysis to ensure best price while maintaining quality standards Place purchase orders for goods that have standard costs and quoted discounts already in place (Stores, Spares & Services, LO, etc.) Follow up on orders, coordinate purchasing quality and on-time deliveries Explore alternate sources for goods and materials, and evaluate existing and new suppliers Coordinates with Technical Team and vessel crew for matters concerning ship requests Execute purchasing requirements as established by global purchasing department of parent company. Coordinate purchasing activities with other departments as necessary Minimum Qualifications:
Have experience working as a Purchaser in the shipping industry for a minimum of 3 years Have noted expertise in the procurement field With excellent communication skills in an international environment High level of integrity With strong negotiation, technical and interpersonal skills Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks