Sr. Buyer - Onshore

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company Houston , TX 77020

Posted 1 month ago

Job Overview:

McDermott has an immediate opening for a Sr. Buyer - Onshore in the Houston Area. The Sr. Buyer is responsible for research, negotiate and purchase through appropriate processes materials, products, and services.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Use purchasing systems to purchase necessary items.

  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.

  • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.

  • Comply with purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.

  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.

  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.

  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.

  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.

  • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.

  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.

  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.

  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.

  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 - 10 years of procurement experience.

  • Works independently with minimal guidance.

  • Able to determine own work priorities.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

  • Able to apply knowledge and skills to a wide range of standard and nonstandard situations.

  • Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and identifies solutions to non-standard requests.

  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal/external business issues to improve products or services in own discipline.

  • Monitors and controls costs within own work.

  • Solves moderately complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions.

  • Manages own time to meet agreed targets; develops plans for short-term work activities in own area.

  • Promotes teamwork; coaches and guides others.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or related fields is preferred.

  • Spanish is a Plus.

  • Knowledge of SPMAT or Oracle preferred.

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutionsfrom the wellhead to the storage tankto transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.


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