Buyer IV

Vacancy ID

BBBH1098230

Location

Hunters Creek Village, Texas, USA

Job Type

Contract

Job description

Our client, one of the largest Midstream companies within the Oil and Gas Industry, is seeking a Buyer to work in a 12 months contract position in their facilities in Houston, TX.

Job description:

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing materials and negotiating contracts with vendors.

  • Participates in the development and execution of sourcing initiatives.
  • Execute sourcing strategies under the guidance of a Category Manager in alignment with the applicable market sector and commodity strategies.
  • Understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes.
  • Engaging internal customers.
  • Understanding options and risks associated with supply chain activities.
  • Building supplier relationships in order to achieve superior supplier performance.
  • Negotiating commercial terms to deliver best value solutions.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years ERP experience with SAP, Oracle or both.
  • Must have solid negotiation skills and strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Bachelor's degree in business or engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience in purchasing engineered products (valves, electrical, instrumentation, and engineered oil and gas equipment).
  • CPSM, ISM certification or enrollment is desired.
  • Field experience - familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.