• location: Houston, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $26 - $29 per hour
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job description


Contract position: Senior Buyer needed in Houston TX. This position coordinates complex purchases of materials and equipment to meet business requirements. It requires a comprehensive understanding of Supply Chain Management and/or may also have specialized knowledge specific to midstream oil & Gas.

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Analyzes material requests, investigates supply sources, prepares request for proposal/quotation packages, conducts bid openings, evaluates proposals to determine best total value, prepares award recommendations and issues purchase orders.
  • Prepares all aspects of procurement processes including negotiated terms and conditions
  • Negotiates with suppliers: establishing price, delivery, payment terms, value-add and change orders.
  • Researches sources of supply; determines sole source validity and methods of procurement action
  • Facilitates manufacturing preproduction meetings for key engineered goods.
  • Performs all post purchase activities prior to material delivery throughout the term of the contract
Requirements for the Buyer

  • University Degree in Supply Chain, business, communication or related field
  • 4+ years of purchasing experience
  • Proficiency working with ERP systems, preferably Oracle
  • Professional Supply Chain Certifications or enrollment in Supply Chain Professional organizations is prefered

    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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