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Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/03/2014
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The Company:
An oil and gas company is looking for a 12+ months contract Senior Procurement Specialist based in Houston, Texas.

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 . Creates request for quotations (RFQ) or organizes competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain best quality, delivery and price for goods and services . Implements agreements for local procurement of goods and services not covered under Category Management . Assesses supplier performance and conducts reviews with suppliers . Assists in working with Business Development and Technology to set specifications for products and services to attain market leverage without compromising specified requirements . Issues purchase orders in response to material requirements established by manufacturing, field operations or project management . When applicable, documents single and sole source justification and maintains files to support single and sole source supplier choice . Delegates responsibilities for expediting, de-expediting and issuing 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).• Facilitates discussions between internal customers and suppliers . Mentors and trains procurement personnel .

Under general supervision, plans sourcing of goods and services to support manufacturing, field operations or project management. Complies with and executes Category Management strategy in accordance with policies and procedures. Creates request for quotations (RFQ) or organizes competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain best quality, delivery and price for goods and services. Implements agreements for local procurement of goods and services not covered under Category Management. Assesses supplier performance and conducts reviews with suppliers. May be responsible for complex operations or large expenditures. May lead in the development of less experienced Procurement Specialists. Job tasks impact cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations. Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in a related field and at least 5 years of experience. Basic procurement certification preferred.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in a related field and at least 5 years of experience.
Basic procurement certification preferred.
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