Field Buyer - Lafayette


Petroplan is currently accepting resumes to join a great Oil Field Service company in need of a Field Buyer. This position is a 6 month contract and located in Lafayette, LA. Prospective candidates must have previous or current experience within Purchasing and within the Manufacturing world.

  • Identify and select primary and secondary suppliers.
  • Complete requests for quotes and negotiate procurement contracts.
  • Issue purchase orders and expedite orders.
  • Coordinate contract agreements
  • Verify the purchase orders and keep PO status up to date.


  • 3-6 years of experience as a Buyer
  • Bachelor's Degree within Supply Chain
  • Manufacturing and/or Oil & Gas experience is a must
  • Ability to read basic engineering drawings / bill of materials / material specifications
  • Understanding of standard quality requirements and how they relate to the purchase order.
  • Familiar with Oracle (or similar ERP System) and Excel.


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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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