Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Darlington, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.This position is to be based in Darlington on a Staff Basis


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Process orders through the Client's SAP system in a compliant manner, maximising usage of existing Client agreement holders wherever possible
  • Issue prequalification questionnaires (where necessary) to selected companies, preparation of tender list notes
  • Issue enquiries for required equipment / materials / services and resolve any pre tender queries
  • Receive and analyse tenders, arrange review meetings with budget holders, clarify outstanding queries, produce bid summaries
  • Prepare and submit order memorandum where appropriate
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders
  • Manage post order administration including variations, expediting and inspection requirements, invoice queries, completion of performance feedback (FPAL)
  • Issue and maintain project procurement schedules
  • Issue purchase order close out reports
  • Highlight any issues that threaten or impact required delivery by exception
  • Support key interfaces as per project and functional organograms
  • Work closely with Implementation and Design Engineers to ensure delivery of required goods and services to support work scope programmes


Skills / Qualifications


  • 5 years purchasing related experience;
  • Understanding of procurement processes and commercially aware;
  • Understanding of Terms and Conditions of purchase;
  • Experience of working in a team environment;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with little or no supervision;
  • Systems literate. 


  • Experience gained in the oil and gas industry;
  • A good understanding and knowledge of supplier selection methods and market conditions.





Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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