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  • Job reference: RMS0203429


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/12/2018
  • Duration: permanent
This vacancy has now been filled.
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The Role:
Busy Oilfield Manufacturing Company requires an experienced Buyer familiar with all aspects of buying in the local and global marketplace. From provision of Bid costs, through procurement of raw and processed materials to managing delivery schedules and reporting.

Key responsibilities
* Participate in assisting with vendor assessments, bid reviews and contract award formalities
* Assist Estimation and Production departments in preparing bid summaries and procurement status reports
* Provide progress reports from vendors/suppliers and report on cost and schedule deviations
* Supplier selection and management
* Communicate with suppliers to achieve required service and meet project needs
* Communicate with relevant personnel to assist and/or guide them in the preparation of material requisitions
* Assist with direct negotiations in the commitment of purchases, front end cost negotiations, competitive bidding, market and vendor knowledge
* Provide backup support to the project management team
* Assist in accurately analysing and evaluate quotes from vendors in a timeous fashion
* Monitor suppliers performance
* Prepare ad hoc reports as required
* Assisting in amendment of variations in respect of engineering changes and monitor budget and schedule as required
* Meeting with vendors / suppliers if required
* Assist in planning and controlling deliveries, including hire equipment and returns
* Ensure compliance with applicable Industry Codes and Standards, HSE Alerts, Statutory Instruments, Client Specifications and Legislative Requirements and establishing order of precedence on a project-by-project basis in conjunction with Quality Dept.
* Adherence to the Company Integrated Management Systems
* Compliance with quality assurance, health and safety and environmental policies
* Adherence to the requirements of the best practice standards recommendations and processes in the undertaking of duties

Qualifications & experience

* Minimum of 3 standard grades at grade 3 or higher or equivalent, CIPS Level 2 or equivalent.
* Competent in the use of MS Office Applications

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