Contract Buyer

The Woodlands , Texas, United States

Job Reference 1191065

Location The Woodlands , Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Legal

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 3, 2023

Our client, a major Oil and Gas company, is looking for a Buyer to work on a 12-month contract in the Woodlands, TX.
  • Review and process purchase requisitions for goods/services and ensures compliance with purchasing procedures and requisition requirements.
  • Interact with Suppliers, Contractors, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Consultants and other department personnel regarding requisition requirements, procurement procedures, approvals, order status and follow-up.
  • 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.
  • Validate and reconcile supplier invoices, manages invoice resolution and corresponds with supplier/contractor, Accounts Payable or stakeholder regarding invoicing discrepancies.
  • 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 the company.
  • Ensure assigned supply chain procedures and initiatives minimize risk and provide the highest overall total value to the 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
  • Ability to effectively communicate within a team environment.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders/customers without authority.
  • 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.
  • Desktop application skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, MS Power Point and SharePoint and SAP.

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