Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-25
Reference: BH-110784
Contact Name: Laura Duncan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 26, 2019 03:13

Job Description

Our client, a major Oil and Gas Operator based in Perth WA, are currently looking for a Buyer to join them on an initial 6 month contract.


The role of Buyer reporting to the Senior Procurement Specialist will be to provide interface support for the sourcing and procurement of production materials. A portfolio of products will be assigned, such as Static Equipment, Consumables, Campaigns. This will be done through the application of the company’s contracting and procurement policies.


  • Support delivery of the O&M Procurement Strategy
  • Collect quotes and place Purchase Orders for Operating spares.
  • Liaise with the Materials & Logistic Management Team to manage operating spares expediting and delivery.
  • Provide regular procurement status reports to the Material Procurement Lead
  • Advises the Senior Procurement Specialist of developments that may substantially affect, costs, schedules, technical content, interdepartmental, and interdivisional relations
  • Ensure that Local Content is included in the sourcing strategies
  • Assist with the establishment of lead times for all operating spares.
  • Interact, align and maintain close productive relationships with business stakeholders
  • Conduct Market Intelligence for Global/Regional/Local supply sources
  • Maintain and align dates for responsibilities in Procurement Schedule
  • 5 years plus experience in a Buyer role in oil and gas
  • Relevant degree (business, engineering etc).
  • Experience in Operations readiness Procurement in the Project environment
  • Hands on experience in using SAP MM, PM and ERP.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials management life cycle from Project to Asset is a bonus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian customs and trade controls.
  • Sound technical knowledge of materials and equipment associated with oil and gas operations.
  • Relevant degree (business, engineering etc).
If interested, please upload your resume by selecting “Apply”.