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Purchaser/Office Assistant (Fabrication Team)

Pendennis Shipyard is a world-renowned leader in the custom build and refit of superyachts. With a reputation for excellence and innovation, we pride ourselves on our skilled workforce and our commitment to delivering the highest standards of quality and service.


Role Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Purchaser/Office assistant to join our dynamic Fabrication Team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the welding database and purchasing goods essential for the fabrication process.

Key Responsibilities:

Purchasing Management:

  • Identify and source materials, tools, and equipment required for fabrication projects
  • Negotiate with suppliers to secure competitive prices and favourable terms
  • Place orders, track deliveries, and ensure timely receipt of goods

Welding Database Management:

  • Maintain and update the welding database with accurate information on welding procedures, materials, and certifications
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and company protocols
  • Generate reports and provide data analysis to support fabrication processes

Coordination and Communication:

  • Collaborate with the fabrication team to understand material needs and project timelines
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal departments to ensure seamless operations
  • Address and resolve any issues related to procurement and database management


  • Proven experience in a purchasing role, preferably within the manufacturing or fabrication industry
  • Familiarity with welding processes and materials is highly desirable
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Proficiency in database management and related software
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


To apply, use the form on our job vacancies page or send a CV to

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