Materials Buyer

05 September 2018


My client is a custom metal machining and fabrication facility that has an established presence in the Houston area. They are rapidly growing due to industry demands and looking to bring on a well-versed Materials Buyer to assist with keeping the facility stocked for upcoming and current projects.

Responsibilty & Duties:

  1. Must have an in-depth knowledge and established contacts within the raw metals industry
  2. Must be able to quickly assess customer prints to understand customer and internal specifications needed for required jobs.
  3. Strong forward-thinking mindset and planning
  4. Support Outside Sales teams
  5. Ensures all Purchases Orders are reviewed and entered correctly and quickly
  6. Work with Master Scheduler to maintain Lead Time Board and communicate lead times to Sales and Manufacturing on Quotes and New Orders.
  7. Constantly improve methods/tools for quoting suppliers
  8. Support audits as needed (financial, ISO, OSHA, API, customer, etc.).

Job Requirements / Qualifications:

  1. 3 to 5 years in metals commodity management for US and International mills
  2. Experience with ERP systems
  3. Familiar with the Sales and Operations Process
  4. Ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  5. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Some travel will be requiring less than 20%
  7. Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business Management

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.

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