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Purchasing Manager

Publication date:​ 2021-08-27


As ptw Shipyard is working on luxury superyachts, suitable applicants for this position will have experience in supplier management, purchasing and contracting of services, as well as a good knowledge of the Superyacht Industry.

Reporting directly to the CEO.

We are currently looking for skilled, dedicated and like-minded individuals to join our office team, the selected person will be responsible of the management, supervision and continuous improvement of the Purchasing Department and all the warehouse areas.


The successful candidate must have at least 3 - 5 years of proven experience in a similar position.


  • Management, supervision and continuous improvement of the purchasing department and warehouse.
  • Suppliers search, approval and management. Ensuring positive suppliers and strong Industry relationships.
  • Purchasing of materials and contracting of services.
  • Assure that all the purchase are done at the best price, with the desired quality and in the required time.
  • Negotiate rates and prices with suppliers to improve the company’s profit.
  • Supervision of claims/warranties with suppliers.
  • Carry out reporting activities for the area.
  • Management of the Purchasing module in the ERP software.
  • Planning investments in tools, equipment and facilities.
  • Define, implement and revise purchasing and warehouse management policies and guidelines.
  • Training and development of area personnel. Mentor less experienced team members.
  • Assure the compliance with the waste management regulations
  • Safety and quality liaison with prevention consulting company.
  • Supervise and manage the company quality procedures.
  • Supervision and maintenance of installations and equipment.
  • Search and management of internship students.
  • Providing support to the CEO.
  • Comply with the project schedule. Be accustomed to working under pressure with deadlines and excellent results.
  • Follow the rules, regulations and safety procedures described by the company.
  • Maintain a clean work area that ensures safe work practices and supports a professional work environment with high quality standards.


  • Leadership, teamwork and empathy skills.
  • With good interpersonal skills to establish a trusting relationship with the suppliers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding negotiation skills. Professionalism in dealing with all levels of management and staff.
  • Working with autonomy and problem solving.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts.
  • Continuous improvement and innovation.


Used to work with ERP business management software.

Office package (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point).


Spanish, and a high level of English (spoken and written). Other languages would be appreciated.


Bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering or related field. Experience as a purchasing manager or in a similar position.


Tarragona - Spain.


Permanent contract.

Full time.

Competitive salary package and 30 days paid vacation days.


Immediate incorporation.

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Yacht Paint

Coatings Specialists: Obtaining the finest results available in the yacht paint industry, here at our shipyard we offer a fully dedicated Yacht Paint in-house department. Our team with over twenty years of experience in the super yacht arena will provide the highest standards reaching your expectations. Superior contractual standards and a constant application and surface controls will certify and warrant each job.

  • Finishing and Refinishing.
  • Superyacht painting.
  • Total or partial refits.
  • Priming, fairing & top coating.
  • Restoration refinishing.
  • Touch up & repair work.
  • Professional scaffolding sheds.
  • Contractual and warranty jobs.