Posted 19 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameKeir Ferguson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Buyer, based in Aberdeen.

* Provide prompt and accurate procurement of materials (including equipment, spares, chemicals and consumables) and services via the SAP / Maximo and other systems as required by the company
* Ensure timely, accurate and efficient processing of purchase requisitions / orders and Framework agreements in respect to Total Cost of Ownership, Standard Operating Procedures and internal customers' requirements as defined in the Service Level Agreement KPIs
* Coordination of requirements for anomalies and fabricated assemblies
* Ensure continuous supply of required goods and services and communicate any supply issues which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
* Supporting the preparation, evaluation and negotiation of quotations related to supply of materials and services, including on price, lead time, specification and exceptions to terms & conditions
* Perform tactical commercial analysis on suppliers to develop more efficient processes and cost-effective solutions
* Liaison with other Supply Chain teams and internal functions to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness in Supply Chain processes from Requisition to Payment (R2P) using best practice tools and methods and feeding into the overall planning processes
* Handle purchase requisitions of goods and services from request to delivery with the aim of achieving the best TCO while respecting internal stakeholders' expectations
* Prompt resolution and closure of non-conformances and invoicing queries
* Conduct research and evaluate areas of opportunity to reduce costs and add value where possible
* Continuously follow up on the proper adherence to established policies and guidelines by the other departments and report effectively all discrepancies and propose ways of improvement
* Relationship management with suppliers including mutual performance feedback reviews to ensure contract compliance and identification of improvement opportunities
* Strive to continuously improve workings processes, ensure reliability by maintaining good relations with suppliers and reduce cost and complexity
* Maintain and update vendor database in order to establish reliable supply sources and back-up sources to ensure un-interrupted delivery
* Goods Receipts for deliveries out with standard warehouses (e.g., office, third-party, heliport, collections)
* Service verification of materials related invoices
* Shutdown and Campaign Maintenance Expediting as required
* Record schedules, progress, shipping, and receiving information in SAP
* Occasionally visit suppliers' facilities to verify order status or to review corrective actions
* Coordinate QA releases of major equipment
* Coordinate shipping - freight management and importation
* Develop and run expediting reports and reviews results with appropriate Management using appropriate automated tools

Experience & Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline and / or extensively proven and successful Supply Chain
* Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS), or demonstration of working towards this, is preferred
* Fully conversant with procurement functions within electronic systems, e.g., SAP, Maximo, Ariba
* Strong understanding and market knowledge of upstream oil and gas industry and supply chain management processes

Contract position.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then, please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/071068.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.