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  • Job reference: RMS0151318

Materials Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/11/2014
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Oil and Gas Operator involved in 2 of Australia's largest LNG Projects based in Western Australia. Spending more than 20 years building a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve world-class performance, our client places the highest of priority on developing a strong safety focused culture.

The Role:
For our client we are looking for a Materials Buyer to join the materials buying team. The key focus for the role is the procurement of LNG operating spares for new infrastructure and the LNG plant. Key responsibilities include:

• Provide purchasing support for departments as assigned.
• Place and administer routine and complex purchase orders (e.g. project purchases, engineered items, drilling material, stock replenishment orders).
• Work with customers and suppliers as needed to clarify requisition requirements and specifications.
• Prepare request of information/proposal/quotation documents, bid tabulations, recommendation for award on purchases not covered by existing contracts.
• Ensure proper terms and conditions are included on all purchase orders.
• Negotiate with suppliers on various commercial and operational matters related to purchase orders.
• Establish objectives and plans work. Resolve complex problems and independently takes appropriate action within delegation of authority limits. Provide status information on all outstanding requisitions.
• Ensure project purchasing activities are consistent with purchasing policies and philosophies.
• Coordinate material movements from suppliers with Expeditors, Shore Base, Logistics Team and or freight forwarders.
• Understand policy and responsibility of ordering hazardous material
• Understand policy and responsibility of export compliance regulations.
• Monitor and manages cycle time purchase order delivery.
• Uses eProcurement and ERP systems.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
In order to fulfil the role you must have proven experience in procuring LNG operating spares for an Oil and Gas project.
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