Baton Rouge, Louisiana
24 Nov 2016
05 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview:

CB&I's Fabrication Services group is currently searching for a Buyer at its Baton Rouge, LA location. This position will research, negotiate and purchase through appropriate processes materials, products, and services. Other duties may be assigned.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for purchase of material and services at or below estimate using procurement processes
  • This position may perform bid evaluations and issue purchase orders for; basic field purchases, blanket releases, minor services agreements, complex pieces of equipment, 3rd party fabrication, and/or complex bulk material packages
  • Previous Experience bidding/evaluating & awarding Purchase Order and or Subcontract Service type agreements highly desired
  • Ensure all purchase orders are complete and reference all necessary conditions and deliverables, including marking, packaging, payment, documentation, shipment, etc. that meet Audit requirements
  • Resolve problems and discrepancies that may occur and assist in implementing corrective actions
  • Negotiate complex or large dollar value purchase orders for regional and/or international purchases
  • Works with procurement management to identify performance gaps and corrects including systems, cost management and people resources
  • Ensures work is being coordinated between the other departments, offices, fabrication and construction to meet project requirements
  • Maintains and promotes a focus on CB&I's end product whether procurement, engineering, fabrication or construction related
  • Effective communications among procurement and cross disciplines required
  • Ensures effective management of procurement procedures as established in company policies/CMS
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management desirable.
  • Demonstrates a broad knowledge of the procurement process with a minimum of 6 years procurement experience
  • Able to effectively communicate commercial solutions and concepts to procurement and non-procurement personnel
Company Overview:

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.

Our complete, balanced and integrated business model is unmatched in the industry. CB&I can provide any or all of the major services and products our customers require, resulting in streamlined project delivery and better cost and schedule certainty. Our integrated model gives CB&I the industry's most complete supply chain solution, enabling us to serve the largest projects in the world.