Company: Strategic Resources
Skills: Purchasing
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe      
Buyer - Well Operations/ Decom/ Repairs & Rentals

Buyer required for long term maternity leave cover starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate will provide day to day support to ensure prompt and accurate purchase of materials and services for Operations activities - ensure compliance to repairs and rentals processes. .

Primary Functions & Dimensions:

Provide prompt and accurate call-off / purchase of materials (including equipment, spares, chemicals and consumables) and services for the Well Operations, Subsea and Decommissioning functions via the SAP system
Coordination and Purchase of Repairs, Rentals and Fabrication requests for Operations & Maintenance, ensuring process compliance and traceability
Conduct quotation, evaluation and negotiations functions
Provide daily support to Customers to ensure both technical and delivery requirements are met
Liaise with originators to quantify specific requirements
Liaise with Contracts Specialists to ensure alignment between materials and services, and appropriate contract utilisation
Liaise with Accounts Payable to ensure all purchase orders/invoices are paid in accordance with payment terms.
Resolve technical queries by liaison with technical disciplines and suppliers
Provide procurement expertise and SAP guidance to customers
Actively engage with Customers to develop sourcing plans and strategies
Provide vendor verification for SAP
Participate in and actively seek procurement synergy opportunities
Support procurement improvement initiatives
Provide a focal point for materials for all shutdowns/campaigns
Provide support and cover to other team members
Report savings (price, process, cost avoidance)

Critical Skills:

Good supply market knowledge.
Excellent SAP skills, particularly related to MM and RLM modules - some knowledge of PM/PS modules preferred.
Experience/ knowledge of repairs and/or rental processing/ tracking for offshore assets
Knowledge of Supply Chain processes


Relevant Supply Chain qualification preferred, or demonstration of working towards CIPS.

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