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Materials Buyer

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Location: Perth, Australia
Duration: Contract
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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.
  • 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 required
  • Expedite the delivery of purchased items and ensure their compliance with the required specifications and delivery date
  • Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Accounts Payable and suppliers
  • Ensure that full audit trail is maintained for all procurement transactions.
  • Provide procurement advice to the colleagues within the team as well as the relevant non Contracts & Procurement personnel
  • Resolve all issues independently and proactively with minimal support
  • Identify issues and provide solutions in line with the Contracts & Procurement procedures

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years Procurement experience, preferably in oil and gas industry
  • Thorough understanding of Sourcing and Procurement processes
  • Strong capability in cost and time effective sourcing to procure goods from competitive suppliers
  • Experience in contract formulation activities, systems and processes.
  • SAP skills (MM module) and an awareness of functions of the AP and PM Modules)
  • Understanding of local content requirements in the contracting process

How to Apply

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