National Oilwell Varco Inc Tomball , TX 77375
Reviews requests for assigned materials, parts and/or services and verifies specifications. Sources components or services and ensures timely preparation and communication of RFQ (Request for Quote).
Corresponds with or interviews approved suppliers to obtain price, specifications and delivery information. Analyzes and evaluates bids to determine optimum value.
Negotiates price, quality and delivery, and terms, selects supplier and places purchase orders while assuring compliance to local and Corporate Operating Procedures and Ethical Code of Conduct.
Expedites delivery of items by contacting vendors and shippers to ensure that merchandise, supplies and equipment are forwarded on specified shipping date.
Ensures that a PO is created correctly (Vendor info, material, currencies, quantity, etc.), follows up any issues related to PO creation
Will assist with qualifying and auditing suppliers to ensure their capabilities meet our requirements
Leads the commercial/economic negotiations
Works with Materials Management to evaluate inventory supply and reordering, lead time requirements, and expiration dates
Train staff on submitting purchase requests
Track purchase order status by reviewing daily activity reports and resolves any past due orders, invoicing errors or interruptions in supply
Assists other departments with problem resolution involving discrepancies between purchase order, delivered quantity, quality and/or price.
Develops and maintains supplier relationships on an on-going basis. Tracks computerized procurement records of items or services purchased, costs, on-time delivery, quality and performance. Evaluates supplier performance and recommends additions or deletions to the approved supplier database. Identifies and qualifies new suppliers.
Works with operations and quality to establish product integrity, performance and delivery measures to be used in evaluating supplier performance in assigned area.
Supports category manager of an assigned category in the implementation of sourcing plans and tactics to effectively manage the assigned portfolio and associated activities
Identifies cost savings opportunities and assists in developing innovative approaches to supply chain management to achieve yearly cost reduction targets set by executive team. Participates in setting objectives for projects
Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures
Escalation of complex issues to Procurement Leader
All other duties as assigned
JOB EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A minimum of 2-5 years of experience with a working knowledge of procurement methods and procedures and processes with bachelor's degree. In lieu of degree, 6 years of experience required.
Buying experience of raw materials and machine parts preferred
Familiarization with manufacturing and service environment
Strong professional relationship building skills, and ability to interface across the entire enterprise (Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, PM&L, Trade Compliance, Accounting, etc.).
Strong data analytical skills and capability of understanding technical documentation and standards (machine drawings, material specifications and classifications, etc.).
Oracle EBS/ASCP knowledge and experience preferred, but ERP experience a necessity.
Integrity and trust.
Solid judgement with ability to make good decisions.
Excellent communication and presentation skills to manage diverse relationships and interact effectively with all levels within the organization.
Demonstrated ability using team-driven philosophies to drive issues to closure and get job done in professional and compliant manner.
Capable of managing multiple priorities and projects at the same time.
Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships.
Effectively communicate orally with co-workers, vendors and/or the customer in face-to-face, one-to-one settings, and using a telephone.
Comprehend and make inferences from written material such as laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations governing public procurement.
Produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts with proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar such as RFQ's, RFP's, and invitations to bid, price analysis, negotiation summary and requests for information.
Work cooperatively with other Purchasing personnel.
Make accurate arithmetical computations (multiplication, division, percentage calculations, addition, and subtraction).
Accurately enter data and/or information into a computer system.
Obtain appropriate commodities in a timely manner.
Strong project management and leadership skills.
Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement.
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software.
Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data.
Ability to compile, analyze, and present data in a concise manner.
Ability to access and understand individual supplier's capabilities.
Experience with Microsoft Office, especially proficient in the use of Excel.