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Procurement Specialist


Our client is a leading oilfield equipment design and manufacturing company specialized in the production of wellheads, X-mas trees and other oilfield products. They are opening a new facility here in Houston and are looking for an experienced Procurement Specialist to help them kick off their new venture. Please review the following responsibilities of this position:

  • Issue purchase orders to procure designated type of commodities, equipment and services
  • Expedite vendors, as required, to obtain up to date delivery information, by telephone and/or email, to ensure delivery dates will be maintained Engage with stakeholders and challenge the status quo.
  • Participate in implementing sourcing strategies
  • Determines method of procurement, such as direct purchase or bid, then prepares purchase orders or bid requests, reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Continually search for new opportunities to achieve cost reduction, cost avoidance, and cost containment objectives.
  • Establish and maintain supplier database and keep good relations and contact with suppliers.
  • Maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Develop scorecards and review with suppliers as appropriate.

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