T/A Technical Buyer

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Deer Park, Texas, USA

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Job description

Our client, a major O&G company, is looking for a Turnaround Technical Buyer to work within their facilities in Deer Park, TX

Plant site based role - responsible for managing materials procurement function of TA Materials C&P.

  1. Must have worked and be willing to work in highly collaborative work environment, dealing with contractors at site.
  2. Experience in O&G/Process Industry/ Petrochemicals - Relevant experience ~ 8 to 12 years. - Experience of Procurement (procure to pay cycle) of plant spares (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation) and equipment.
  3. Experience of EPC and Projects is an added advantage.
  4. Must have served representing operator companies in intensely collaborative environment.
  5. Must be fluent in written and spoken English; excellent verbal and written negotiation skills with vendors is a must.
  6. Must be technically very sound with material specs, material evaluation on his / her own most of the time.
  7. Degree in mechanical / electrical engineering is preferred. Certification in supply chain management of procurement is a plus.