• location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $85,000 per year
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Permanent position: Engineering client involved in heavy industrial plant engineering projects is looking for Project Buyer to join their team. You need 3-20 years of purchasing & procurement experience related to engineering projects or with a company in their engineering division. Our client is located about 20 miles north of Philadelphia and prefers candidates that are within commuting distance, but will provide relocation assistance for the right candidate. *** salary commensurate with experience ***

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Responsible for the procurement of equipment & materials for assigned engineering projects related to Oil & Gas plant engineering projects
  • Identify & qualify potential new suppliers and process the documentation to include in the company approved supplier list
  • Support business groups with supplier quotes at the project proposal phase
  • Prepare bidder list, conduct competitive bidding, prepare bid tabulation and process approval of bid tabulation before issue of purchase orders, contracts or letter of intents
  • Prepare and issue Request for Quote (RFQ) for procurement of project equipment and materials, review data sheets, drawings, specification and other related documents and assemble the RFQ package
  • Select supplier and complete procurement contracts to meet or exceed project expectations
  • Expedite and ensure on time delivery of material, components, and documents to meet the project delivery schedule
Requirements for the Buyer

  • 3-20+ years of experience as a Buyer or Procurement Specialist supporting heavy industrial engineering projects or working for a manufacturing company within their engineering division
  • The ideal candidate has specific experience purchasing equipment & materials for chemical, petrochemical, refinery, power generation or gas-production engineering projects
  • A BS/BA degree, preferable in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, or Construction Management is needed
  • You should have some negotiation skills and knowledge of commercial terms and conditions
  • Experience with MS Excel and proficient in MS Word
  • Any experience with SAP would be considered a PLUS

  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401K
  • Full benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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