Sr. Buyer

Position: 9M Contract

Location: Channelview, TX (in office 100%, 5 days a week)

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Capital Project Buyer is primarily responsible for executing the detailed tactical procurement functions in support of the capital projects procurement and contracting group. The Capital Project Buyer supports the transactions of all projects being managed by the group.

  • Execute the transactional procurement activities to support the Capital Procurement and Contracting Managers
  • Administer contracts in SAP and other eProcurement systems
  • Manage effective internal client, and supplier relationships to benefit the Project
  • Process requisitions and purchase order releases in SAP per the procurement plan
  • Gain purchase approvals through appropriate DOA
  • Support suppliers completion of the CDA process with LYB legal when necessary.
  • Support completion of PO Terms & Conditions by liaising with suppliers and LYB Legal & Risk Management teams.
  • Support the new vendor set up and GAPS set up process
  • Support adding people and suppliers in Ariba in support of the RFx process
  • Support purchase order changes and purchase order close out.
  • Provide detailed information for procurement and project measurement systems.
  • Support expediting and supplier kick off and progress meetings as needed
  • Where requested, execute the RFx process and commercial evaluation process
  • Ensure compliance with LYB supplier qualification process
  • Liaise between Technical Materials Category, Global Projects, Global Engineering Services, and Site Technical Authority
  • Ensure adherence with Trade Compliance requirements.
  • Promote excellent working relationships with internal customers and other supporting organizations.
  • Maintain relationships with key business and manufacturing partners and key supplier contacts.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years of procurement experience within an Owner organization or a mix of EPC/Owner organizations working directly on buying equipment, materials and/or services is required.
  • 3+ years of oil, gas, or petrochemical related industry experience and knowledge related to purchasing and materials management is preferred.
  • Procurement Professional able to work as a valued team member with the Project and Engineering Organizations to ensure the procurement cycle remains on time.
  • Good understanding of the “Procure to Pay” process as well as all of the interfaces and hand-offs therein.
  • Experience in writing effective purchase orders
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • MS Excel, SAP, Ariba preferred
  • Strong bias to action and sense of urgency
  • Organized and detail orientated

Who we are

Founded in 2006, Energy Resourcing is a trusted partner with a range of innovative recruitment and managed services. We provide recruitment services globally and focus on identifying top technical talent for project staffing and contract terms, as well as permanent hires. Our team has earned a strong reputation in the industry with both clients and candidates alike by delivering high-quality services.

Our core beliefs and values reflect who we are as a company and how we advocate for our candidates and our clients:

· we value Life

· we Rise to the Challenge

· we are Stronger Together

· we Unlock Brilliance

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