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  • Job reference: RMS0116778

Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/10/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/10/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
An international energy service company.

The Role:
Responsible for selecting and negotiating with approved vendors and placing purchase orders in response to project requirements following all company policy and project requirements.
Principal Responsibilities
To carry out the procurement function in a professional and ethical manner ensuring that all project deadlines are met in line within defined work scopes and time lines.
Main Duties:
◦Identify and recommend suppliers using FPAL as the preferred evaluation route whilst ensuring single sourcing is justified and documented.
◦Preparation of RFQ paperwork and evaluation of bids.
◦Placement of PO and management of PO up to delivery.
◦Source and purchase materials and services in the most efficient and cost effective method in accordance with company procedures.
◦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.
◦Ensure that a full audit trail is maintained for all procurement transactions.
◦Review service requirements and decide as to whether they should be routed for commercial and/or HSEQ risk assessment in accordance with relevant procedures.
◦Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Account Payable/Supplier.
◦Monitor procurement performance within the company and identify areas for improvement and savings.
◦Provide procurement expertise and actively engage with user groups to develop sourcing plans and strategies.
◦Constantly monitor and assess supply source effectiveness and arrange meetings to address problems or issues.
◦Formally appraise and measure supplier performance using the FPAL process.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Previous procurement experience.
Good Level of Standard Grades or equivalent.
Knowledge and experience of using Maximo.
A good level of computer skills.
Basic understanding of Excel spread sheets.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Good oral & written communication skills.
Experience of working within a team environment and being a team player
Accepts responsibility for work carried out.
Makes SCM decisions in line with position.
Good level of planning and organisational skills.
Shows initiative, creates value.
Acts with honesty and integrity in compliance with company ethics policy.
Financial and commercial focus in line with the position
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