Company: Bureau Veritas
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

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.


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

Summary: Responsible for receiving the requisitions from the Operating locations across the US for vendor products and / or subcontractor services. In addition, the Purchasing Associate is responsible for evaluating the vendor based on prefer list of vendors/ products and obtaining all approvals for any requisition. This individual should be an excellent multitasker with exceptional communication and time management skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Evaluate and create requisitions within the FLEX - JDE system, ensuring all information is accurate as requested.
Download invoices from vendor's portals submitting them to the right party for approval.
Advises employees as to appropriate choices of standard items to be purchased for laboratories.
Places orders with approved vendors and may arrange for service contract based on requisitions.
Follows up on orders to ensure that materials are shipped and delivered on promised dates.
Maintains records and follow up files of purchases, shipments, and related matters.
Works with Sourcing / Procurement to ensure vendors are in system and on vendor master list.
Assists with any returns / changes / order discrepancies as needed.
Supports Operating Locations while receiving products/ services within Flex.
Performs related job duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to multitask is essential.
Flexible and collaborative work style.
Good written, presentation and communication skills.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
High energy, high ownership of work product and dedication and commitment to driving results.

Education and Experience Required:
First level university degree or equivalent experience.
Typically 2-4 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function.

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Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.