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Supply Chain Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/03/2017
  • Duration: 12+ months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (22/03/17)
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The Company:
Major O&G Company

The Role:
Manages and oversees overall supply chain operations, including purchasing and inventory of materials as well as selection of vendors. Makes recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. Coordinates and resolves issues regarding existing and new products. Interacts with customers to ensure that all requirements are being met. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 5-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management.

ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Implement CPM across assigned categories
• Provide sourcing and contracting support for the business
• Negotiate legal and commercial terms that achieve optimal business results
• Evaluate proposals with business partner to identify the best solution instead of the ideal technical solution or lowest price, and draft proposals to GSC and Business Partner management
• Identify key contract risks and the associated mitigation strategies
• Ensure compliance with legislative regulations and corporate policies and procedures (Sarbanes-Oxley, FCPA, etc.)
• Work with GSC colleagues and business partners to understand business needs/requirements and define GSC services needed to address these needs/requirements
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with business partners, keeping them fully informed of changes to specification/terms of service with a particular supplier/contractor
• Develop working relationships that motivate suppliers/contractors to deliver required level of service and to facilitate the speedy and effective resolution of issues, as needed
• Apply industry knowledge and use available tools to offer alternative approaches/solutions where other 'fit for purpose' options do not exist
• Plan and schedule work activities, within prescribed parameters
• Strong computer skills including SAP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.

EXPERIENCE:
5 years professional level work experience in Supply Chain, Exploration and Production related experience is a plus.

EDUCATION/TRAINING:
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Accounting or Engineering required.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, Contact Hugh Nguyen at Fircroft on +1 713 235 8118
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