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  • Job reference: RMS0104601


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/01/2012
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The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK.

The Role:
The buyer is responsible for the provision of procurement expertise and to undertake the efficient purchasing of materials and services at the lowest total acquisition cost to the asset/s whilst ensuring compliance with the company procedures and internal controls.

Main Duties:
• To source and purchase materials and services in the most efficient and cost effective method in accordance with company procedures.
• To ensure that a full audit trail is maintained for all procurement transactions.
• To review service requirements and decide as to whether they should be routed for commercial and/or HSEQ risk assessment in accordance with relevant procedures.
• To provide procurement expertise and actively engage with user groups to develop sourcing plans and strategies.
• To constantly monitor and assess supply source effectiveness and arrange meetings to address problems or issues.
• To formally appraise and measure supplier performance using the FPAL process.
• To identify and recommend suppliers using FPAL as the preferred evaluation route whilst ensuring single sourcing is justified and documented.
• To progress and expedite outstanding orders in conjunction with the Expeditor to achieve agreed delivery dates and ensure that outstanding commitments are accurately reflected on the Supply Chain System.
• To proactively identify potential Supply Agreement opportunities.
• To monitor procurement performance within the company and identify areas for improvement and savings.
• Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Account Payable/Supplier.
• To develop and provide statistical reports and measurements.
• To develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the Supply Chain System to provide guidance and training to User Groups.
• To act as the point of contact to provide guidance to User Groups on effective procurement and participate in related initiatives.
• To provide ad hoc support to, and holiday cover for other Buyers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
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