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Materials Buyer

Job Title: Materials Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth St Georges Tce, Australia
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-02-08
Reference: BH-98943-3
Contact Name: Simone Hendley
Contact Email: simone.hendley@nesgt.com
Job Published: February 08, 2019 06:59

Job Description

Working with an oil and gas operator who are on the lookout for a Materials Buyer in their operations team in Central Perth. This will be a long term contract working Monday to Friday.


Position Primary Objective


  • Provide procurement support to Operations in relation to purchasing of inventory and other miscellaneous minor procurement items (through SAP) in a timely manner as assigned with supervision and support from the Business Support Manager and Senior Material Controller.
  • Responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects relevant to the preparation, issue, maintenance, expediting and closeout of Purchase Orders
  • Interaction with freight forwarder and warehouse staff to ensure the appropriate freight and receiving outcomes.
 

QUALIFICATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 
Qualifications & Licenses
·       None

Critical Skills and Capabilities
·    SAP skills (MM module) and an awareness of functions of the AP and PM Modules)
·    Thorough understanding of Sourcing and Procurement processes  
·    Understanding of local content requirements in the contracting, sourcing and procurement processes

Key Experience Requirements
·    3 to 5 years  Procurement experience, preferably in an Oil and Gas industry operational environment
·    Good understanding of Inventory, cataloguing, quality control,  logistics and warehousing principles
·    Experience in contract formulation activities, systems and processes
·    Good communication skills, both oral and written.

Primary Responsibilities
·   Provide procurement support to Operations in relation to purchasing of inventory and other miscellaneous minor procurement items (through SAP) in a timely        
    manner as assigned with supervision and support from the Business Support Manager and Senior Material Controller. 
·   Responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects relevant to the preparation, issue, maintenance, expediting and closeout of Purchase Orders
·   Interaction with freight forwarder and warehouse staff to ensure the appropriate freight and receiving outcomes.

Key Technical Deliverables
·   Source local and international suppliers for materials and inventory items  
·   Ensure Australian Industry Participation objectives are being considered and implemented in all procurement activities
·   Prepare Request For Quotations (RFQ’s) and evaluate responses
·   Negotiate with suppliers on all matters relating to terms and conditions, improved pricing of quotes received and delivery options that may be more economic and      
    timely
·   Coordinate on contractual, commercial, taxation, insurance, HSES and legal issues with relevant internal stakeholders
·   Resolve technical queries with Operations Maintenance group
·   Raise Purchase Orders (POs) and resolve queries as require