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  • Job reference: RMS0185508

Supply Chain Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/10/2017
  • Duration: staff
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/11/17)

The Role:
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Procurement Team. Reporting directly to the Procurement Team Leader this role will be based in Norwich. The position will provide an effective and economic service to our customers, including both offshore installations and our onshore terminals at Bacton & Dimlington. The successful individual will need to demonstrate flexibility in their approach and provide attention to detail in their work to proactively find solutions to Operational needs.

Key responsibilities include:
- Sourcing best price and delivery for all goods/materials ensuring competitive prices are sought
- Provide customer focused support in the areas of purchasing of materials and services in support of Wytch Farm and other locations as necessary
- Benchmark and negotiate goods and services involving rental and labour ensuring competitive prices are sought from existing and new vendors. Compliant with Site requirements and QSHE policies.
- Accurate preparation and issue of all purchase orders including correct cost allocation.
- Commercial awareness and understanding of terms and conditions.
- Ensure materials and services are delivered to meet asset plan and budgets
- Provide reports to assist with accruals and project spend
- Ensure accurate cost allocation for user groups
- Issue new supplier with appropriate service/purchase order terms and conditions
- Ensure that all certification and documentation is provided as part of the delivery process
- Assist with audit of key suppliers to ensure HSE is being delivered through the correct process
- To provide support where necessary to internal stakeholders for the expediting of PO Approvals / Deliveries

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
An understanding of Microsoft Office packages such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Working knowledge of SAP 4.7 Procurement System desirable
MCIPS desirable
Previous Oil & Gas experience would be an advantage

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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