Job title: Buyer/Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-119293
Contact Name: Stephanie Contreras
Phone Number: +1 713 551 4444
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Role: Buyer/Planner
Essential Responsibilities

  • Manages delivery and quality performance, cost and inventory management, and customer satisfaction for machining suppliers.
  • Must have experience with BOM (Bill of Materials) 
  • Ensuring all orders of Raw Materials and Downhole tools 
  • Will negotiate with vendors and grauntee vendor satisfaction 
  • Manage materials over and under stock
  • Assists in creating request for quotations (RFQ) and organizing competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain best delivery, quality and price.
  • Manages purchase order execution and product delivery, including placement of on-time schedule agreements, mitigation of billing adjustments / terminations and execution of cost reduction goals.
  • Ensure on time delivery of pasts and supports strategic supplier development.
  • May expedite the filling of orders by suppliers to meet production.
  • May substitute items within pre-approved guidelines.
  • Works to maximize production capacity in accordance with production and master schedules.
  • Coordinate with other functional team members in resolving issues, which may arise during purchase order life cycle management.
  • Actively uses continuous improvement tools to improve HS&E, quality, delivery, financial performance, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction.
  • Conducts all business activities in accordance with our clients Health, Safety and Environmental policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Core Values.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Industrial and minimum 5 years’ relevant experience/knowledge is preferred.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • BOM porficient 
  • Team player and self-starter.
  • Knowledge/experience in lean.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of purchasing practices, principles and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and present statistical data.
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications, including some knowledge of intermediate level Excel functionality.
  • Preferably experienced in utilizing SAP.
  • Must be able to balance multiple tasks in challenging, fast-paced work environment.

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