Schlumberger Buyer in Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Supply Chain Services
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join our team. Day to day you will be responsible for the planning and procurement of goods and services in support of customer requirements. You will utilise planning and purchasing best practice techniques to achieve corporate cost, quality, delivery and vendor development initiative targets.
Accountable for purchases and recommendations for supplier base management of goods and services in support of customer requirements.
Ensuring purchasing best practice techniques are utilized in the achievement of Company objectives.
Ensuring at all times vendor delivery, quality and cost performances adhere to expectations.
Communication with senior delegates from Cameron and the vendor community ensuring messages and instructions are correctly and promptly progressed or actioned.
Development and implementation of cost reduction strategies to support increasing customer expectations.
Ensure all planned purchasing and production requirements are demand driven and that schedules are agreed, tracked and achieved to meet On Time Delivery goals.
Liaising with suppliers and Accounts Payable in order to resolve invoices queries.
Hands on management of vendors ensuring the ‘right’ levels of performance are achieved.
Preparing and presenting, and where relevant supporting the Materials Manager in preparing and presenting accurate reports to Senior Management.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Proven experience in a similar role within Purchasing.
Experience within the oil and gas industry.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
A proactive attitude with the ability to work independently.
Ideally you will possess CIPS accreditation or be working towards a CIPS qualification.
Experience using SAP would be preferred.
Exposure to Subsea products would be beneficial, but not essential.
EACR (Europe, Africa, Caspian, Russia)
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Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.