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Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: California - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/08/2016
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The Company:
major oil and gas operator

The Role:
The main function of procurement is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Procurement is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization.

Job Responsibilities:
• Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors.
• Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.
• Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.
• Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
• Ensure all procurement and stock control transactions are compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
• Assist with review/test/audits as required, in accordance with controls defined for procurement and stock control processes at facility (SOX)
• Use transaction systems as designed to support regional/local spot purchasing and local contract management
• Manage plant-wide on and off-site service contract agreements through SAP/Ariba to ensure records kept according to corporate guidelines for retention and content
• Manage contractor expenses by ensuring that services are performed according to agreed upon rates, conditions, etc.
• Manage the procurement of materials and services from initial requisition to invoice processing to meet corporate and local procurement guidelines and practices
• Maintain records to ensure all purchases are accurately coded in SAP to reflect operational, cost of goods sold or capital expenditures
• Ensure that SAP and hard-copy documentation include management/other plant personnel approval of and receipt for goods/services

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required.
• 0-2 years finance related experience required.
• Knowledge of supply chain management. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.
• Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
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