Company: Rivertech B.V.
Location: Delta 60, 6825 MS Arnhem
Function: Technical Purchaser
Employment: Fulltime (40h/wk)
Education level: Medium Vocational Level.
Field: Ship management, Office Management, Technical management, Facility Management.
Languages: Dutch, English and German fluent (verbal and in writing). French is a pre.
As a Technical Purchaser within the Technical Department, you will play a crucial role in acquiring technical materials and supplies, overseeing logistics, and managing the administrative aspects. In addition to vendor selection, negotiation, procurement, and transportation, you will be responsible for serving as a liaison between technical managers overseeing designated ships and the onboard staff, including captains, sailors, and engineers.
Your primary responsibility is to ensure the prompt processing of orders received from ships through the ticket system or email. Your role involves maintaining precise control over the supply chain to guarantee accuracy in handling orders.
In your position as Technical Purchaser, you are part of a small team, led by a Purchase Manager, and supervised by the Technical Director. You also work in close collaboration with the Technical Managers and the Warehouse Manager.
Education and Professional Background
Communication and Collaboration
Organizational and Time Management
Rivertech deliver best in class nautical and technical support for European based luxury river cruisers, exploited for demanding, elevated, and international guests. With 3 locations in Europe and over 15 years of experience, we employ well over 450 employees today. The majority of our experts are captains, engineers and sailors who work on board and receive sound back-up and assistance from the offices. The nautical department focusses on empowering the ship owners with supplying excellent staff, accurate routings, port reservations and fleet management. Our well-skilled technical staff, both on board and ashore, ensure safe sailing and hassle-free operations underway and at berth. We manage the ships in compliance with the international inland shipping rules and regulations.