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BUYER / PROCUREMENT - Petrochemical / Refining / Oil and Gas Industry
Claremont, CA  Posted: 2/15/2019


Our client provides fully integrated EPC services to the onshore and offshore oil and gas community, on a global scale. Their team in Southern California specializes in the areas of LNG, Ethylene, Petrochemical, and Refining.  They are seeking a Senior Buyer to join their team.

Identify sources capable of providing materials and/or services of correct quality and obtain competitive and responsive quotations in a timely manner; evaluate and recommend placement of orders, and negotiate the lowest price and realistic delivery.
Analyze validity of claims, negotiate final resolution of commercial matters in connection with vendor requests for order value changes, assist accounting/vendor in resolving invoice discrepancies; expedite deliveries when needed.
As the Lead Purchaser (Buyer) you will lead  and coordinate the purchasing and expediting portion of a project and will directly interface with other departments and Clients throughout the phase of the project. 
Maintain awareness of: current market conditions, changes in current vendor products and organization, improved and lower cost sources, products, materials, methods and ideas.
Determining methods by which company buying power can be fully utilized and take appropriate action.
Maintain relationships with major suppliers.
Assist in the development of proposals as required.
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Engineering 
  • 5 + years Purchasing equipment for onshore oil and gas industry required, with an emphasis on Instrument and Electrical equipment preferred. 
  • Must have thorough knowledge working in with the Supply Chain development and implementation from expediting phase to final delivery of equipment/supplies.
  • EPC software experience required (i.e. Oracle, Jeevan, SPMat)
  • Experience in negotiating commercial bids and trade supplier agreements
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing expediting bid tabulations

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