Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States



The Supply Chain Operations team is responsible for negotiating and managing an operational portfolio comprised of HSSE low/medium risk contracts. This job also supports Contract & Procurement activities, such as the End-to-End process, verification of HSSE contract risk, pricing and material modifications, and much more.


  • Manage a lower complexity contract portfolio; low /medium HSSE risk contracts, operational contracts
  • Support site in End-to-End process, including HSSE contract risk, ISNs, Vendor & OA set up and amend
  • Developing and executing fit-for-purpose commercial strategies and site work plans for operational contracts, aligned with Contract & Procurement commercial team
  • Obtain active support for key procurement goals and objectives via local stakeholder engagement; able to link these goals to business needs and benefits
  • Execute Operational Excellence initiatives and projects, including reduction of suppliers/contracts, minimize off-contract spend, and promote right buying channel
  • Demonstrate HSSE behaviours in dealings with colleagues/contractors


Work with stakeholders at site to execute commercial work plans and deliver substantial value by:

  • Implement and manage operational agreements aligned with Contract Management and Contracting Process (CMCP) requirements
  • Drive total cost reductions and value beyond ‘the usual' (cash preservation/cost savings/process efficiency). Identify opportunities in the contract portfolio to create more value and/or to eliminate waste
  • Deliver Operational Excellence in the development of contracting strategy to post award contract management
  • Assuring supply of contracts at market competitive terms and conditions
  • Manage one-off Purchase Orders
  • Reduce/rationalize number of Contracts/Supplier
  • Deliver end-to-end cost savings impacting bottom line
  • Manage Operational Contracts in line with contract segmentation guidelines and principle
  • Sourcing goods and services for every business line across the site
  • Collaboration with site Commercial Specialist and site support on new business needs

Skills & Requirements:


  • College Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Experience in Contract & Procurement Sourcing & Negotiating contracts
  • Some awareness of SAP and End-to-End (E2E/RtP) process is beneficial
  • Ability to make decisions and execute with support of stakeholder
  • High driven Team player with ability to build long-term relationships
  • Well organized and able to manage competing priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Good communications and inter-personal skill
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Fluent English (written & oral)
      Additional Information:   

  • Customer service mindset
  • Adapt rapidly to changing circumstances/priorities
  • Potential to work across multiple categories and manage multiple commercial project items simultaneously
  • Ability to work as part of a virtual team
  • Energetic, enthusiastic Team player
  • Self-Motivated

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting 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.