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Sourcing & Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/03/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A new full-time, permanent position has become available for a Sourcing & Procurement Specialist to work within the Materials team at a leading Oil & Gas company. Reporting directly to the Materials Manager, you will be responsible for aspects of the supply chain (i.e. tendering, sourcing, negotiating, and contracting) and will undertake a full range of purchasing activities to ensure expedient and cost effective deliveries, as well as compliance with the Organisation quality standards, processes and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate current and prospective suppliers through supplier reviews, site visits and audits, in coordination with Supplier
  • Quality teams, to ensure supply capabilities, on-time delivery, quality and service
  • Continuously work with existing Vendors to improve delivery performance. Negotiate rates and discounts
  • Conduct requests for information, quotation, information, proposal and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and cost.
  • Execute contract negotiation and development in coordination with and Contract Specialists and Commercial Managers
  • Lead the resolution of supplier queries and conflicts
  • On-board Suppliers and ensure vendor master data records accuracy to support procure to pay transactions.
  • Monitor and support returns, damage replacements, and warranty claims
  • Work with planning, project and logistics functions to ensure deliveries are met
  • Undertake transactional and other administrative tasks as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Circa five years' experience in similar role
  • University Degree, preferably in a supply chain or commercial background
  • Sound knowledge of SAP and MS Office Suite
  • Good understanding of MRP
  • High level of communication skills
  • Understanding of the logistics processes and Incoterms
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • Great negotiating skills and organizational skills

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