Junior Buyer

Junior Buyer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Date posted:
Thursday, January 16, 2020
The Junior Buyer provides support to the Buyer and coordinates procurement services through processing procedures of purchase orders, expediting and other related functions. This position may also assist with crew logistics.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Assists with obtaining quotations and ensure cost effective purchasing processes.
• Prepares spare parts and equipment requisitions for approval.
• Processes consumable requisitions into purchase orders and ensure effective delivery to fleet.
• Expedites overdue deliveries and arranges returns or credits for damaged, deference or incorrectly supplied goods.
• Ensures pricing updates in purchasing data management system remain current.
• Arranges stores/spares and mail deliveries through internal and external services in an efficient and cost effective manner.
• Keeps the vessels informed with the status of vessel requisitions and purchase orders.
• Coordinates payment of invoices with Accounting.
• Supports vessel managers in coordinating service orders and third party services.


• Post secondary with preference for those with a diploma in a related field such as Business, Purchasing/Procurement, Contract Management, Materials & Inventory Management, Logistics & Transportation or Maritime Studies.
• 1 to 3 years experience in a similar role.
• Marine experience is an asset.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Able to multi-task, establish priorities and work independently.
• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Working conditions:

• Operates in an open office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers and phones.
• Requires ability to occasionally travel to company vessels, suppliers and vendors.

How to apply:

If you are interested in a rewarding career, please send your resume to recruitment@algonet.com. Please include “Junior Buyer” in the subject line of your email.