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Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to www.akersolutions.com for more information on our business, people and values.
Aker Solutions' Supply Chain team based in Mobile, Al is responsible for the procurement of raw materials, equipment, supplies and services, at minimal cost and consistent with delivery requirements and quality specifications. We need an experienced individual who can strengthen our team and support our ambitious growth plans within the Gulf of Mexico market. We are looking for a Sr. Buyer.
Responsibilities and Tasks
Oversee the selection and ordering of materials, supplies and services from vendors
Coordinates purchasing activities with user departments to maintain optimum inventory and buy levels.
Develop, issue, and manage RFQs (Request for Quotes)
Issue POs (Purchase Orders), and close out POs
Lead supplier kick-off meetings, and participate in showings by manufacturing representatives and sellers.
Participate in design reviews
Manage the clarifications, engineering changes, concessions and deviations with suppliers, engineering and projects
Update the procurement milestone schedule & provide detailed written status updates for critical POs (long lead, critical path, complex)
Participate in project and/ or service meetings as required and provide updates on supplier progress
Make site visits to suppliers as required for critical POs & to build relationships and knowledge
Arrange transport / customs clearance for vendor provided items
Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
Ensure all suppliers are qualified per Aker’s Supplier Qualification Procedure
Complete Supplier Performance Evaluations (SPEs)
Qualifications and Personal Qualities
BA / BS in accounting, business management or related field
10 years of experience in procurement / supply chain
Subsea oil and gas experience preferred
Competitive compensation and benefits
Good work/life balance
Positive work environment with challenging tasks
NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.
For further information please contact: Julie Watkins, Sr. Recruiter, Julie.email@example.com
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Website : http://www.akersolutions.com
Aker Solutions provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. Our knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field.