Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Project Controls, Purchasing
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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.
     


Working with an oil and gas operator who are on the lookout for a Materials Buyer in their operations team in Central Perth. This will be a long term contract working Monday to Friday.

Position Primary Objective



  • 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.
 

QUALIFICATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 
Qualifications & Licenses
·       None

Critical Skills and Capabilities
·    SAP skills (MM module) and an awareness of functions of the AP and PM Modules)
·    Thorough understanding of Sourcing and Procurement processes  
·    Understanding of local content requirements in the contracting, sourcing and procurement processes

Key Experience Requirements
·    3 to 5 years  Procurement experience, preferably in an Oil and Gas industry operational environment
·    Good understanding of Inventory, cataloguing, quality control,  logistics and warehousing principles
·    Experience in contract formulation activities, systems and processes
·    Good communication skills, both oral and written.


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.

Key Technical Deliverables
·   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 require

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.