Företag: Wallenius Marine AB


Wallenius Marine is a Swedish shipping company providing Ship Management, Ship Design and Newbuilding services. Our vision is to lead the way towards sustainable shipping. To get there, we believe in sustaintech, digitalisation and partnerships. In recent years we have introduced energy efficient vessels in the HERO class, as well as LNG/Battery Hybrids. We are also designing the first wind-powered vessels from the Oceanbird concept.

Wallenius Marine are part of the family-owned company Soya Group, which have been a frontrunner in the global shipping industry since 1934. Read more at walleniusmarine.com and soyagroup.com.

Our Ship Management, with offices in Stockholm and Singapore, is growing with new customers and to further strengthen our purchasing function we are now searching for a Purchaser for permanent employment. The position is full-time and is tied to the Stockholm office and requires, at times, travels to vessels and suppliers.

As Purchaser you will interact closely with the vessels, our team of superintendents and the day-to-day activities within the Ship Management department as well as with our suppliers.

About the position

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Responsible for the daily handling of orders in our Fleet Management System BASS and follow up on deliveries for the assigned vessels
  • Responsible for up to seven (7) vessels in the fleet.
  • Review and approve invoices in our Fleet Management System (BASS) as well as in our accounting system Unit4.
  • In some cases, participate in bulk purchasing.
  • Daily contact with crew onboard as well as suppliers, mostly by email.
  • Participate in supplier evaluations.
  • Each Purchaser is working in team together with an assigned Superintendent towards a group of vessels.
  • Jointly responsible to solve back-up situations within the purchasing team. E.g., vacation.
  • You will also be expected to participate in or support other internal projects, within your field of expertise.

Who are you?

We are looking for a person who is a certified purchaser or has working experience within purchasing. Prior experience from working with purchasing within Shipping segment is a merit.

To succeed in this role, you will need to have effective communication skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team, interacting with the team in Sweden and at times with the team in Singapore, as well as with the vessels in the worldwide operating fleet.

Our Group language is English which means that you should speak and write English fluently. High level of proficiency in Swedish is also a merit. We also require a good understanding and knowledge of the MS Office software.

Your application

Are you passionate about the position? Selection of candidates will be done continuously so feel free to send your application and CV today at https://www.walleniusmarine.com/career/office-positions-hq-stockholm/ but no later than September 1st, 2022. We look forward to receiving your application but please note that we don´t accept applications sent directly via email.

For more information, please contact
Purchasing Manager Anna Cederholm-Sjöstrand, [email protected]

HR Business Partner, Eva Wiberg, [email protected]

Torbjörn Edvall, Union representative Unionen, [email protected]

Switchboard: 08 – 772 05 00


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