Junior Buyer

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1245856

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 10, 2024

Our client, a major Oil & Gas  company is seeking a Junior Buyer to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX for a 12-month contract (possible to extend).

Responsible for processing purchase order requests for materials and services and procuring them in a timely and cost-effective manner meeting business requirements and specifications and reviews and analyzes purchase requisition requirements.

Accountabilities:
  • Review and process purchase requisitions for goods/services
  • Submit RFQs to suppliers/contractors
  • Maintain records in accordance with established policies and procedures and audit
  • Release reviewed and approved purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Validate and execute change orders related to material or services
  • 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
  • Ensure assigned Supply Chain procedures and initiatives minimize risks
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:
• University degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Economics or related field, 3 years' experience
• Previous related experience within Supply Chain as a materials/services
• Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
• Basic understanding of supply chain concepts
• Knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, MS Power Point and SharePoint.

It will be preferred if you have:
• Knowledge of Procurement processes/policies such as SOX policies.
• Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures and industry trends.
• Enrollment in a professional designation program in a related field e.g. Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) / Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or equivalent.
• Experience with Oracle Cloud

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