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Buyer - Owner / Operator - Oil & Gas - Aberdeen

Our client, a market leading Owner / Operator, are currently seeking a Buyer to join them on a contract basis in Aberdeen. This position, is a year 1 contract and will offer an immediate start.

Key Responsibilities

  • Purchases production materials, equipment, parts, supplies, and services as directed.
  • Work with Planning Group, attend Planning Meetings and source requisitions for goods and services.
  • Obtains quotations from suppliers and negotiates pricing and terms. Coordinates and expedites materials, quantities, and delivery dates.
  • Assures suppliers meet with all company and customer quality standards.
  • Enter purchase order information into the computer.
  • Research components/material for sourcing.
  • Continues to develop and utilize a professional knowledge of purchasing principles, theories, concepts, and procedures in related functional areas.
  • Generate Work Order vs. Purchase Order report, analyze and circulate.


  • SAP experience, preferred Excellent PC and Microsoft Office skills required
  • Raw materials purchasing background, preferred
  • Telecom purchasing a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills/ability to get along with others/Ability to deal with ambiguity and take initiative
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Procurement experience Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Purchases production materials, supplies, equipment, and services with direction.
  • Obtains quotations from suppliers, negotiating pricing terms and delivery when necessary.
  • Set priorities, schedule work, and coordinate projects using the purchasing process.
  • Research components for alternate sourcing.
  • Maintain required quality performance levels.
  • Liaise with Operations and Planning Groups. Required Skills

Buyer - Owner / Operator - Oil & Gas - Aberdeen

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website