16 days old

Buyer, Houston, TX

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**Buyer, Houston, TX**

**12 Month Contract via Kelly Services**


We are seeking a meticulous Buyer who has knowledge and experience in leading material and service procurement activities from inception to successful delivery, including vendor identification, evaluation and selection, negotiation preparation, economic analysis and evaluating market data.

Reporting to the Manager of Materials, the Buyer is accountable for process improvements and must possess an ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment, and still meet business performance measures, timelines for procurement sourcing activities and plan for future materials and services as needed.

**What youll do**

Process internal project client requests for the supply of goods and services as required

Manage competitive sourcing processes as required

Develop, issue, and manage RFPs, RFQ, RFIs, etc.

Conduct bid spreadsheet analyses and proposal commercial evaluations

Coordinate overall evaluations with project clients

Liaise with bidders, suppliers, and other internal stakeholders (supplier qualification, engineering, project team, Legal, Risk, etc.) as required

Assemble purchase order documents and administer purchase orders within area of responsibility

Organize and manage project and purchase order files, both electronic and paper files

Facilitate supplier's pre-qualification process and liaise with Supplier Management to ensure a timely outcome

Maintain purchase order records in SAP, ensuring governance requirements are always met

Provide purchase order status updates as required

Contribute to building and strengthening client and supplier relationships

Ensure established processes and proper authorization controls are always followed

Aid and support to Manager and team members as required

Fully understand all terms and conditions of all purchase orders and work within the purchase order terms and conditions in all dealings with the Supplier

Single point of contact (SPOC) pertaining to purchase orders within area of responsibility

Ensure all relevant information is received to maintain SAP records

Must be able to provide feedback / responses to the Project Teams and Clients with regards to the purchase order

Other tasks as required

**Minimum Qualifications**

**** Bachelors degree in Supply Chain or relevant field

6 years of purchasing, contract and bidding law, or project management

Knowledge of strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management

Excellent customer service skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills

Self-starter, able to work independently, and a strong team player

Proficient in PC applications

Problem solving and analytical skills

Demonstrated ethical business practices and integrity

Proven team player with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships

Able to work under tight deadlines and demonstrates strong time management and priority setting skills

Able to deal with change and adapt to new circumstances

**Preferred Qualifications**

**** Commercial negotiating skills an asset

Project management or project controls experience

Oil and gas industry experience in a similar role

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

**Why Kelly?**

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

**Apply Today!**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-05

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