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  • Job reference: RMS0159801

Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/08/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
This vacancy is a 6 week contract vacancy to provide cover for a seconded member of staff. The temporary vacancy is a buying role. Duties will include raising Purchase Orders in SAP, liaising with, finance and contract engineers to ensure good quality orders are issued in a timely manner and suppliers are paid promptly. An experienced buyer with good SAP P2P skills is required for this role to minimise any transition.

The Role:
-Expedite materials and equipment to ensure their timely availability in line with operational requirements and keep internal customers informed of progress relevant to their requirements
-Negotiate with providers of goods and services, within authority limits, to procure goods and services against accurate specifications on optimum terms
-Develop and recommend appropriate strategies for Procurement to assist User Departments in meeting operational and legislative requirements
-Confers with supervisor with regard to the procurement process, including analysing and evaluating tenders through to commercial recommendations to ensure that goods and services are provided to meet operational requirements, that gives best added value for all our activities whilst minimising commercial risk to the Company
-Provide, commercial, contractual and negotiating strategy advice to staff and user departments for all activities in the procurement process and to assist with resolving performance difficulties with supply and service contractors to maximise contract value and managing risk to an acceptable level
-Participates in Supplier Performance Feedback and encourages feedback by Supplier of Company to aid continuous improvement cycle by analysing the feedback and acting upon the feedback as appropriate to improve future performance by the Supplier and the department
-Provide statistical analysis of current workload and value added savings made both financially and by best practise
-Ensure the most technically and commercially competent Suppliers are sources and are continually
measured on performance
L-iaise with end users/stakeholders in order to resolve issues regarding specifications/obsolescence
-Have a sound understanding of and provide cover for the Expediting, Repair and MRP processes when required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
-Good oral and written communication skills
-Qualified to Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply to a minimum of Level 4 HNC/HND in a business discipline and oil and gas experience
-Microsoft Office software packages
-Knowledge of SAP Business systems
-Numeric skills.

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