Operational Purchaser OTL
OPERATIONAL PURCHASER Odfjell Technology AS
The Odfjell Technology group is in a unique position to influence the energy solutions of the future with the help of our long heritage and extensive expertise. We deliver safe, efficient, and sustainable solutions that save time, cost, and reduce carbon emissions for our clients.
Our people connect 50 years of industry experience with the technology of tomorrow. We believe that we achieve the best results when we work together. For almost 50 years, our employees have been our most important success factor!
Odfjell Technology is looking for an Operational Purchaser to fill a permanent position in our team. The successful candidate will be a part of SCM and a dynamic team of Operational Purchasers. He or she will also work closely with our internal customers.
Key performance responsibilities:
Perform purchases according to approved requisitions
Identify suppliers, obtain quotations and negotiate terms of purchase
Manage change orders and follow up pending deliveries
Ensure effective expediting and tracking of goods and shipments
Monitor and verify cost related to purchase orders
Contribute to the development of supplier relations
Follow up vendors on a secondary level
Facilitate payment of invoices within time limit
Contribute to reduced operating expenses (OPEX) and capital expenditures (CAPEX)
Ensure sourcing strategies are in alignment with company goals and objectives
Contribute to provide excellent customer service and close working relationships
Key social responsibilities:
Contribute to a good working environment
Motivate fellow colleagues
Recommend improvements, record discrepancy and suggest corrective measures
Ensure that lessons learned are documented and shared throughout the organization
Contribute to maximize environmental focus in the department
Report any breach of Odfjell Business ethics policy
Contribute to the reduction of environmental emissions
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Engineering, Business, Economics or equivalent
Good knowledge of IT tools and systems within area of responsibility
Good knowledge of English, both written and oral
Solution- and result oriented
Ability to work independently and in teams
Positive and service minded
Good and effective communication skills
Ability to manage multiple interfaces and meet internal customer needs
HSE orientated and safety conscious
Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with colleagues, customers and suppliers
Result oriented with ability to work systematic, precise and efficient
Why you should join our team:
The Odfjell group recognizes that the shift to renewable energy requires a new way of thinking. By leveraging diverse, cross-functional teams we drive innovation, sustainability, and technological improvements across the business. Our people are at the heart of what we do to drive change as we continue to shape and grow the business.
We strive to create a satisfying and motivating workplace for our employees and an arena for sharing experiences with a focus on ongoing learning and development. Our employees report high levels of empowerment, open dialogue, and trust.
We believe that diversity and inclusion are pre-conditions to succeed in a global marketplace. We believe our company values should be reflected in the everyday behavior of our leaders and employees alike.
Learning and development support
Collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment
Part of a global company with opportunities for growth and development
Competitive compensation and benefits including paid time-off, insurances and retirement
Flexible home office opportunities
We use Semac background checks in our recruitment process.
We live our core values – creative, competent, result oriented, committed – while always being safety conscious.