Buyer

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1243044

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 8, 2024

Our client, a major Oil & Gas company is seeking a Buyer to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX for a 12-month contract (long-term)
Responsibilities
  • Coordinates and executes purchases of materials, equipment, and supplies.
  • Reviews and analyzes material requisitions.
  • Prepares and issues RFQ’s as required for operational, project and strategic initiatives.
  • Reviews and analyzes above in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensures products are purchased at a reasonable price while achieving any possible cost savings within the required timeframe.
  • Acts as a liaison between user departments and suppliers. Assists other buyers and expeditors.
  • Executes the complete procurement process from preparing all aspects of competitive bids
  • Develop, negotiate and assist in the execution of supplier agreement.
  • Obtains optimized pricing, and cost efficient methods to assist in company- wide cost saving measures.
  • Researches sources of supply, review sole source validity and determine methods of procurement action.
  • Negotiates with suppliers the terms and conditions, pricing, delivery, payment terms, cancellation charges, liquidated damages clauses, warranty, scope of work and change orders as required.
  • Evaluates supplier performance and addresses inefficiencies as required via feedback loop in Maximo
  • Maintains records in accordance with established policies and procedure, and audit guidelines/Sox requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • 2 or more years of procurement experience
  • Related University degree from an accredited college in purchasing, supply chain management, business administration, finance, logistics or equivalent, or significant business knowledge acquired through a combination of formal education and experience.
  • Post- secondary education (Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Comm., Finance, Business Admin,)
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