As a Project Buyer, you will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing products and services for various projects in the oil and gas industry. You will work closely with the project teams, engineering teams, and suppliers to ensure the best quality, price, delivery, and terms. You will also contribute to the continuous improvement of the supply chain processes and procedures, and adhere to the relevant standards and requirements. You will have a degree in Business or a similar field, and preferably have some experience in the oil and gas sector. You will also have excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills. You will be based in Portlethen, Scotland, and report to the Supply Chain Manager.
• Adhering to the end-to-end Procurement and Supply Chain Management process(es) - fromreceipt of requisitions to placing purchase orders - ensuring the department delivers the bestpossible price, quality, delivery and terms to internal and external customers• Supply Chain focal point for designated projects, defining a purchasing strategy andidentifying the most capable suppliers within the Approved Supplier List (ASL) to meet projectdeadlines• Attend project planning meetings, identifying any risks or technical and supply issues, andoverseeing the project(s) to completion.• Monitoring and reporting supplier performance and conducting regular performance reviewmeetings• Identifying and participating in cost reduction projects• Assisting with the contract review process ensuring subcontracted parts, raw materialrequirements and services are correctly identified, planned and sourced for sales orders,which may include attending relevant sales and commercial project meetings
Qualifications/Skills and Experience:Essential• Degree in Business or similar relevant qualification(s) or extensive experience in similar role• Knowledge and experience of business ERP system. Ideally Microsoft AX or D365• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and high level of computerproficiency (word processing, spreadsheets, reporting and presentations)• Financial and numeric literacy within a business environment• Full UK Driving License
Desirable• Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) qualified or working towards thequalification• Lean/6-Sigma/Green or Yellow Belt certification
Personal Qualities• Excellent communication (both written and oral), influencing and interpersonal skills• High degree of commercial acumen• High levels of drive and personnel accountability• Positive mental attitude• Logical thinker with structured problem-solving ability• Highly professional conduct• Must be willing to travel and able to spend time away from home