Procurement Specialist

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $31.63 - $45.45 per hour

job description

Procurement Specialist

job summary:
A Procurement Specialist is needed for a company that transports, distributes and generates energy, with diversified assets that include a balance between crude oil and natural gas in the Houston, TX area. The role includes understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes, engaging internal customers, understanding options and risks associated with supply chain activities, building supplier relationships in order to achieve superior supplier performance, negotiating commercial terms to deliver best value solutions, and the measurement/reporting of the value delivered.

location: Houston, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $31.63 - 45.45 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Working with the relevant market sector and commodity managers to implement sourcing processes to ensure delivery of business plans and market sector/commodity strategies
  • Developing sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market sector / commodity strategies and specific business objectives
  • Understanding business requirements for third party goods and services
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of relevant supply market places
  • Engaging the business and provide guidance on PSCM process and risk management
  • Managing supplier relationships, engagement and involvement
  • Leading the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, and contract execution
  • Providing on-going contract cost management and risk assessment
  • Championing and supporting the deployment of the appropriate purchase to pay solution
  • Ensuring the PSCM common processes are implemented, used and continually improved
  • Coaching less experienced PSCM staff
  • Participating in company networks, sharing information, best practices and lessons learned
  • 4-7 years of relevant experience

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Purchasing / Procurement

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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