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  • Job reference: RMS0206727

Materials Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/02/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Our client is seeking a Materials Buyer to provide procurement support to Operations in relation to purchasing of inventory and other miscellaneous minor procurement items (through SAP) in a timely manner.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
* Source local and international suppliers for materials and inventory items
* Ensure Australian Industry Participation objectives are being considered and implemented in all procurement activities
* Prepare Request For Quotations (RFQ's) and evaluate responses
* Negotiate with suppliers on all matters relating to terms and conditions, improved pricing of quotes received and delivery options that may be more economic and timely
* Coordinate on contractual, commercial, taxation, insurance, HSES and legal issues with relevant internal stakeholders
* Resolve technical queries with Operations Maintenance group
* Raise Purchase Orders (POs) and resolve queries as required
* Expedite the delivery of purchased items and ensure their compliance with the required specifications and delivery date
* Ensure commercial and contractual correspondence with suppliers is efficiently handled
* Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Account Payable and suppliers.

The Company:
Our client is a global market leader within the energy sector with projects in over 30 countries worldwide. Here in Australia, they are involved in one of the largest LNG projects with operations spanning exploration, production and downstream. Join this exciting project and be part of a world renowned company.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 3 to 5 years Procurement experience, preferably in an Oil and Gas industry operational environment
* Preferably Materials Management experience including inventory analysis, disposals, stock checking
* Good understanding of Inventory, cataloguing, quality control, logistics and warehousing principles
* Experience in contract formulation activities, systems and processes
* Good communication skills, both oral and written. SAP skills (MM module) and an awareness of functions of the AP and PM Modules)
* Thorough understanding of Sourcing and Procurement processes
* Understanding of local content requirements in the contracting, sourcing and procurement processes

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