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