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Buyer - Ops & Maintenance

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/01/2016
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The Company:
Our client is a global, pioneering operator with continued growth in Australia developing large gas resources and maintaining a substantial exploration portfolio. Our client has over 90,000 personnel worldwide across 70 countries making them one of the largest oil and gas operators in the world. Our client is also involved in ground-breaking projects the likes of which the world has never seen before thus confirming their reputation as an innovator in oil and gas technology.

The Role:
The role of Operations Buyer Reporting to the Materials Procurement Lead will be to provide interface support for the planning, procurement, freight forwarding, customs clearance, storage and issue of all materials required in support of the production operations in Australia, offshore & onshore.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
• Support delivery of the project O&M Procurement Strategy;
• Collect quotes and place Purchase Orders for project Operating spares;
• Manage Purchase Orders to ensure close out when and as required;
• Liaise with the Materials & Logistic Management Team to manage operating spares expediting and delivery;
• Provide regular procurement status reports to the Material Procurement Lead;
• Advises the Materials Procurement Lead of developments that may substantially affect, costs, schedules, technical content, interdepartmental, and interdivisional relations;
• Ensure that Local Content is included in the sourcing strategies;
• Assist with the establishment of lead times for all operating spares;
• Interact, align and maintain close productive relationships with business stakeholders;
• Conduct Market Intelligence for Global/Regional/Local supply sources; and
• Maintain and align dates for responsibilities in Procurement Schedule.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• 5 to 10 years experience in a Buyer role in oil and gas
• Experience in Operations readiness Procurement in the Project environment
• Hands on experience in using SAP MM, PM and ERP.
• Demonstrated knowledge of materials management life cycle from Project to Asset is a bonus.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Australian customs and trade controls.
• Sound technical knowledge of materials and equipment associated with oil and gas operations.
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