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  • Job reference: RMS0116226

Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/10/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/10/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Is a major oil and gas company

The Role:
Plans sourcing of goods and services to support manufacturing and operations strategic plans at the plant level . Complies with and executes Category Management strategy in accordance with policies and procedures . Issues purchase orders in response to material requirements established by manufacturing, field operations or project management . Implements agreements for local procurement of goods and services not covered under Category Management . Creates request for quotations (RFQ) or organizes competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain best quality, delivery and price for goods and services . Assists in working with Business Development and Technology to set specifications for products and services to attain market leverage without compromising specified requirements . When applicable, documents single and sole source justification and maintains files to support single and sole source supplier choice . Expedites, de-expedites and issues change orders to meet manufacturing, field plant or project demands . Requests and justifies disqualification of suppliers as needed . Resolves systemic or process oriented Goods and Invoice Receipt Issues (GRIR) . Analyzes and resolves blocked invoice issues . Assesses supplier performance and conducts reviews with suppliers. Facilitates discussions between internal customers and suppliers . mentors and trains procurement personnel, as needed.

Under direct supervision, plans sourcing of goods and services to support manufacturing and operations strategic plans at the plant level. Complies with and executes Category Management strategy in accordance with policies and procedures. Issues purchase orders in response to material requirements established by manufacturing, field operations or project management. Implements agreements for local procurement of goods and services not covered under Category Management. Creates request for quotations (RFQ) or organizes competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain best quality, delivery and price for goods and services. Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in a related field and at least 2 years of experience. Basic procurement certification preferred.
Paralegal is nice to have but not necessary.
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