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  • Job reference: RMS0117347

Buyer - Maternity Cover

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/10/2012
  • Time left:
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The Role:
I am currently recruiting for a Buyer to work for my leading client based in Aberdeen on a maternity cover.

Accountability - Directly to the project management and project function lead to ensure all package and client bulk procurement is conducted as per company policy.

Basic Functions - 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.
• Knowledge and experience of using Maximo.
• A good level of computer skills.
• Basic understanding of Excel spread sheets.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Good Level of Standard Grades or equivalent.

Previous procurement experience. Maximo experience desirable
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