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  • Job reference: RMS0193743

Materials Buyer, Operations

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/08/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Materials buyer required for Operations division to assist with purchasing of inventory and other procurement items.
* Responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects relevant to the preparation, issue, maintenance, expediting and closeout of Purchase Orders

Key Accountabilities:
* Source local and international suppliers for materials and inventory items
* Ensure procurement activities are done in accordance with Australian law
* Prepare Request For Quotations and evaluate responses
* Negotiate with suppliers - T&C, improved pricing
* Coordinate on contractual, commercial, taxation, insurance, HSES and legal issues with relevant internal stakeholders
* Raise Purchase Orders
* Expedite the delivery of purchased items, ensure their compliance with the required specifications and delivery date
* Ensure commercial and contractual correspondence with suppliers is efficiently handled
* Look for optimisation in processes and procedures
* Ensure commercial and contractual correspondence with suppliers is efficiently handled
* Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Accounts Payable and suppliers
* Ensure that full audit trail is maintained for all procurement transactions.
* Provide expert procurement advice
* Maintain keys stakeholder relationships

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:
* 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

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* 3 to 5 years Procurement experience, preferably in an Oil and Gas industry operational environment
* 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.

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