Company: Core Group
Skills: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
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.

Authorized to work in: US

Core Group Resources ( is Americas leading recruitment company. Founded by a service academy graduate who has offshore experience, Core Group Resources expertise is unmatched in the marine offshore market, finance, IT, renewables, & non-profit for executive search, staffing, and expertise identification. For more information contact us at 281 347 4700. We are currently in the market for the following:

Wear Parts Sr. Buyer


Job Summary:

This role is responsible for sourcing inventory levels of vessel wear spares, fleet pipeline, inventory quantities, and hose inventories.



- Decide on supply chain vendors and negotiate implement price agreements

- Ensure all wear components are changed out regularly to maintain wear life

- Liaise with Dredge managers and find out the needs for subline, pump out equipment, pontoon tanks, and associated components

- Prepare spend reports, post tracking, and price analysis of average pump to optimize inventory levels

- Coordinate logistics to ship and track all wear items

- Always approve wear coded requisitions for purchasing or transfer




- B.S. degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or equivalent.

-6-8 years of experience purchasing steel components like piping, valves, fittings, pump accessories. Marine/offshore industry knowledge is a plus.

-Technical background and procurement experience within foundry and steel fabrication industry to include welding.

-Working knowledge of metallurgy, heat treatment with respect to casting and fabrication of tools and parts.

-Working knowledge of large centrifugal dredge pumps.

-Able to work in an office environment; this is not an remote position