Our Client a Global Oil & Gas company have an opening for a Buyer/Procurement Professional on a Contract basis. The position is based at one of Europe's largest Refinery's in Fawley, Hampshire (Outskirts of Southampton). This is a full time position working a minimum of 37.5 hrs per week Monday to Friday.
Purchases spot equipment, materials, chemicals/catalysts, and service requirements for multiple business lines. Releasing requisitions and purchase orders running and analysing site reports stand-in for key personnel in Commercial team Analyst skills required - as Delegate Client Procurement role the person will also have to run number of reports, analyse the data and present it to management, the person will also be a stand-in for Maintenance Analyst role/KPI Stewardship lead
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Processes a queue of requisitions and converts to purchase orders on a daily basis. - Collects written proposals from vendors as needed. - Conducts simple negotiations of pricing and general terms & conditions. - Addresses invoice discrepancies from the purchase order or the goods receipt and approves invoice payment for any additional freight costs not accounted for on purchase order. - Liaises with the strategic buyer regarding project or turnaround purchases and potential bundles - Provides support to ensure timely invoice payment. - Handles any PO (purchase order) maintenance for orders processed (e.g. update PO text, update delivery date, etc.)
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS -
Behavioural Skills: adapts, analytic, collaborates, communicates effectively, focus on customers. - Functional Skills: PtP (Procure-to-Pay) knowledge, system utilisation & efficiency, total system cost, apply controls mindset, application of business & procurement technical knowledge, service excellence, contract lead. development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationship management
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