Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: $70000 per annum
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, a Major Offshore EPCI Company, is looking to hire a Sr. Buyer for a permanent position based in Houston, TX.



  • Understand the commercial/contractual requirements of the equipment/service to be purchased and elaborate the bid package together with the relevant disciplines
  • Ensure that vendor qualification process is performed as per Company rules
  • Issue request for quotation (RFQ), expedite and collect offers from bidders
  • Analyze the offers and identify areas for commercial or contractual clarifications in order to facilitate discussion with bidders and get offers aligned and in line with Company requirements
  • Develop recommendations for the bidder selection based on the input from the relevant disciplines and on the assessment of offered costs, technical requirements and delivery time in accordance with Company Ethics and Compliance rules
  • Ensure that the tactical management of the procurement process (from RFQ preparation till recommendation to purchase) is conducted appropriately and in full compliance with Company working procedures
  • Lead successful contractual and commercial negotiations with vendors
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the global Supply Chain
  • Understand Company and project requirements and appropriately assign tasks to team members
  • Set team expectations for quality standards and enforce safety requirements to meet project needs, corporate standards, and industry regulations
  • Ensure each team member understands his/her role and responsibilities
  • Provide support and guidance as needed to team members; partner with direct report for mentoring staff as needed
  • Set yearly objectives, proactively assess team performance and partner with the direct report to continuously improve global performance as needed
  • Ensure previous lessons learnt are incorporated and promote continuous improvement by sharing new lessons learnt with relevant managers
  • Ensure proper communication with internal/external stakeholders to ensure all parties are promptly informed




  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10 years of relevant, Buyer experience on large, capital EPC projects
  • Basic knowledge of technical products
  • Good knowledge of contract, tax and logistic issues is required

This is an excellent opportunity to become part one of the world's leading Midstream Operating Company, who is driving forward increasingly specialized and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package with medical benefits, matching 401K, PTO, life insurance, and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Dharani "Dot" Saiz.

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.