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  • Job reference: RMS0145600

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: France - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/08/14)
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The Company:
From the deepest Subsea oil & gas developments to the largest and most complex Offshore and Onshore infrastructures, the client's 38,000 people are constantly offering the best solutions and most innovative technologies to meet the world’s energy challenges.
Present in 48 countries, our client has state-of-the-art industrial assets on all continents and operates a fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.

The Role:
1. DESCRIPTION OF FUNCTION
Ensure proper selection of suppliers in order to comply with quality, specifications and delivery schedules.
Ensure use of volume leverage by developing co-ordination with other buyers in the department and group.
Estimate material cost for the Tendering Department.

2. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Focused at ensuring a cost-effective delivery by a supplier to the agreed scope, terms and conditions, specification and price, and required on site date(s).
- Follow the Group Supply Chain Management Policies, Processes / Procedures and requirements contained within the Management System
- Receive Purchase Request from Operation department or Requisitions from Project
- Consult European, US or other suppliers according to the purchasing request issued by external departments
- Prepare Bidders list and Issue Request For Quotation
- Analyse tenders, finalise Bid Summary and evaluation report, obtain approval to commit
- Select suppliers and keep documentation updated
- Establish and pass Purchase Orders through specific software, including all attachments (General Terms and Conditions, Requisition, Specification, Drawings, Packing instruction, etc…)
- Ensure the expediting including Purchase Order follow-up and collection of the different documentation: certificate, packing list, safety data sheets,
- Co-ordinating with Logistics people to ensure they are aware of Delivery dates to enable planning for and ultimate shipment,
- Check and enter in the software the deliveries of the goods at the packer or forwarding agent address.
- Provide Operation department or SCM Manager with updated Procurement Plan
- Keep the Purchase Order filing complete and Archive files
- Monitoring and resolution of site Over Short & Damaged (OS&D’s) issues related to deliveries,
- Attempt through a continuous list and effort to standardize current and repetitive items, negotiate and extend Frame agreements
- Ensure inspection and receipt of the materials delivered and perform regular audit review at the main supplier factory
- Checking of suppliers invoice
- Participate in internal audit review at office or on site
- Ensure the practical application of SCM supporting systems on project (Saving and Value Capture Report Overrun Report, Performance Assessment).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
10 years of experience
Master Purchasing technical knowledge for project equipment (mechanical - piping)
Knows ERP such as SAP
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