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Drunen, NL

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Procurement Coordinator

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Do you feel excited by working in a Technical and worldwide project related organisation within the Maritime environment? Are you able to take the lead in procurement when products are non-standard, needs special certifications and have a short delivery time? Do you manage to deliver those products in time, with high quality and against competing prices? Then this might be the position for you.

As a Project Procurement Coordinator, you will be part of our Project Service / Delivery project teams which takes care of all modification, maintenance or repair projects to ship propulsion systems. The projects can vary in value between €20,000 to €20 million and are carried out all over the world. We execute a wide diversity of projects concerning the engineering, assembly, supply and installation and commissioning of systems on board of the vessels of our customers.

In this position you will be responsible for procurement of specialized, non-standard products. Due to your effort and pro-active behaviour, suppliers will deliver on time, with good quality against competitive costs for our projects. You are part of multiple project teams (which are led by project managers) at the time and you support the teams by coordinating all related purchasing activities. The project procurement coordinator reports directly to the Project Support group manager.

Due to our worldwide supplier base you will be in contact with people from different nationalities, languages and cultures. This means that you must have willingness to travel occasionally. The location for this position is our office in Drunen (The Netherlands) and is offered on permanent basis.

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • You plan & execute procurement activities together with the project team
  • You take care of the procurement of non-standard and products with special requirements.
  • Monitor order statuses, report changes to project management
  • You create & maintain purchasing Bill of Material (BoM) based on engineering BoM and follow-up and process purchase requisitions.
  • Follow-up and handle purchase order confirmations, purchase ordering and monitoring. Manage purchase invoices from suppliers.
  • Ensure completeness, required quality and on-time delivery of the purchased material.
  • Develop day-to-day cooperation with the stakeholders.
  • You are always up to date with the ever-changing market situation related to our industry.
  • You provide sales support the prices and delivery times for specialized and engineered to order products.
  • You manage claims from/to suppliers and service providers in coordination with stakeholders (project team, sourcing organization).
  • You always aim to increase the competitiveness of Wärtsilä by applying your analytical- and negotiation skills together with a Customer Centric approach.


What do we expect from you?

  • You hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Logistics, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or Purchase Management
  • Experience within purchasing, supply chain management and logistics as well as knowledge in SAP (MM, PS, SD modules).
  • Experience in marine products especially propulsion is an advantage.
  • You are a pro-active, team player with excellent communication skills, organizing, problem solving and able to come with out of the box solutions.
  • Good skills in MS Office tools (Outlook, Excel, Word) and Planning.
  • Strong attention to detail with proven ability to be on top of the purchase orders and changing priorities in a fast paced, collaborative environment.
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages both orally and in writing.


What we offer you

We highly care for employability of all our employees and employees are encouraged to take the opportunity to further develop their talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent terms of employment and promote a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust.

Contact & next steps 

If you feel excited by being part of a dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application together with a Curriculum Vitae before the deadline 9.2.2023 through our Careers portal. After submitting your application you’ll receive a confirmation email. We try our best to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after application deadline.  

Contact person to give more information:

Jussi Pikkumäki General Manager Project Support Group


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Last application date: 09/02/2023 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


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