Sourcing Specialist 1 - Buying/Procurement

Recruiter
Location
Dammam,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
14 Nov 2016
Ref
2721013
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities

Place and follow-up on POs. Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution. Manage problems and schedule changes. Update ERP. Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability. Understand strategies for assigned commodities & proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives. Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date accuracy .Support commodity buys. Writes reports to track PO activity and supplier performance. Communicates with direct team and supervisor. Presents to internal teams on metrics, project status and research. Elaborates proposals for improvement in approaches, methods, procedures and processes in the own field. Contributes to project as a team member.

Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 2 years of experience in Sourcing).

Desired Characteristics

Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to work independently. Strong problem solving skills.