Buyer I

Houston, TX, United States

Job Reference 1245798

Location Houston, TX, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 10, 2024

Airswift is looking for a Buyer I to work with a major O&G client in Houston, TX on a 1-year contract.
Schedule: Hybrid

• Review and process purchase requisitions for goods/services and ensures compliance with purchasing procedures and requisition requirements.
• Submit RFQs to approved suppliers/contractors.
• Interact with Suppliers, Contractors, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Consultants and other department personnel regarding requisition requirements, procurement procedures, approvals, order status and follow-up.
• Maintain records in accordance with established policies and procedures and audit guidelines /SOX requirements.
• Build and maintain relations with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
• Release reviewed and approved purchase orders to suppliers.
• Validate and execute change orders related to material or services issued as per the requirements and requisition of the stakeholder.
• Complete all required close out activities for materials and services and works with internal and external stakeholder to validate closeout.
• Direct spend to preferred suppliers in order to maintain cost effective rates for Enbridge.
• Ensure assigned Supply Chain procedures and initiatives minimize risk and provide the highest overall total value to company.
• Other duties (in addition to or in lieu of those described above), as assigned by people leader according to the needs of the location or Company.

• University degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Economics or related field
• Previous related experience within Supply Chain as a materials/services buyer
• Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
• Basic understanding of supply chain concepts including and understanding of the current market conditions, key suppliers, industry knowledge and materials or service being procured (basic materials to complex services).
• Ability to effectively communicate within a team environment.
• Ability to influence stakeholders/customers without authority.
• Possess a sense of urgency and ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment.
• Knowledge of Procurement processes/policies such as SOX policies.
• Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures and industry trends.
• General knowledge of legal terminology including standard contract terms and conditions.
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
• Demonstrates integrity, ethical behavior, trust, safety, and stewardship
• Desktop application skills and knowledge
• Knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, MS Power Point and SharePoint.
• Experience with Oracle Cloud or other ERP buying systems

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