Buyer


Job title: Buyer

Company: DP World

Job description: Job Description:

Key Accountabilities

  • Determine and develop appropriate sources of supply and maintain cooperative working relationships with vendors to stay current with trends and technologies, products and services.
  • Source yard’s requirements of materials by obtaining quotes from suitable suppliers, negotiate with them and create computerized purchase orders following evaluation of quotations obtained.
  • Resolve problems and issue arising from purchase of services, supplies and equipment with internal and external clients.
  • Identify repetitive purchased items to the materials control section to enable creation of these items into stock.
  • Monitor outstanding purchase orders against estimated delivery dates and follow up on the deliveries to ensure on time delivery.
  • Prepare insurance claims for materials damaged or lost in transit.
  • Liaise with Accounts Department in order to settle disputed invoices.
  • Liaise with user departments & Materials Control Section to ensure correct specifications are quoted on orders.
  • Follow the day-to-day operations related to own job to ensure continuity of work.

Qualification / Experience & Skills

  • Diploma in any Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in buying in an industrial environment, shipyard, offshore / Oil & Gas industry
  • Proficient with MS Office applications.
  • Basic accounting
  • Fully trained and knowledgeable with relevant Safety and Occupational Health & Safety standards.
  • Up to date with modern purchasing methods, procedures, and specifications preparation.
  • Broad knowledge of international trade & shipping terms.
  • Sound knowledge of technical terminology, particularly that use in a marine environment.
  • Strong background with resolution of procurement issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple procurement activities concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and successfully execute tasks in accordance with departmental / project objectives.

About Us:

Over the past 38 years Drydocks World-Dubai, a DP World Company, has become a leading provider of marine and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors. Conceived as an ambitious project under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum the late Ruler of Dubai, the yard is strategically located in a rapidly developing region of the world.

Drydocks World completes over 300 projects a year on average, with a record of handling 42 refurbishment projects simultaneously. The yard is spread over 200 hectares, 3 graving docks and 1 floating dock, with the largest dock capable of handling the world’s largest ship, and over 3,700m of berth space. It also boasts an in-house-built floating crane, which can lift 2,000 metric tonnes, including the weight of lifting gear for all types of heavy lift operations.

Innovative projects have been constructed in Drydocks World, breaking records for some of the largest new build offshore fabrication projects worldwide.

The yard has received numerous awards and accolades including the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award, The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award, Shipyard of the Year, and various HSE Awards including previously achieving the British Safety Council’s prestigious “Sword of Honor” on 11 occasions. Drydocks World aims to consistently deliver excellence and to achieve further success for the UAE’s maritime industry, positioning Drydocks World as an international yard of choice.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Sat, 18 Dec 2021 05:15:30 GMT

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