Procurement Specialist

Posted 24 June 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationHouston
DisciplineEnergy
ReferenceTR/055488_1656095900
Contact NameRen White

Job description

Under direct supervision, plans sourcing of goods and services to support manufacturing, field operations, technology, or project management strategic plans at the plant level.
Complies with and executes Category Management strategies in accordance with policies and procedures. Issues purchase orders in response to material requirements established by manufacturing, field operations, or projects.
Implements agreements for local procurement of goods and services not covered under Category Management.
Creates request for quotations (RFQ) and organizes competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain the best quality, delivery, and price for goods and services.
Assesses supplier performance. Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations.

Completion of an undergraduate degree in a technical, business, or similar discipline required. Minimum of 2 years of experience in procurement or production environment.
Advanced procurement certification preferred (CPM, etc.).
Purchase to Pay knowledge is desirable.

6 month contract
Shift: Standard work hours 8-5 (including 1 hr lunch).
OK to have some flexibility with start and end time (example: 7-4)
Is this role remote: Initially will be in the office at North Belt for training (2-4 weeks). Will evaluate towards end of training for moving to remote work.

Top 3 skills:
1. detail oriented and customer service oriented
2. clear, effective, and timely written and oral communication
3. able to work quickly but accurately, and works well under pressure
4. takes initiative and can work independently, but also work effectively with other team members and/or stakeholders

Additional information:
1. investigative mindset and a problem solver
2. has purchasing experience (chemicals, INCO terms, and transportation knowledge is a plus)
3. familiar with Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Excel
4. strong business acumen


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.