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Company name
UP Professional Solutions

Lake Charles, LA

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Buyer needed in Lake Charles, Louisiana

• Position Type: Contract

• Estimated Project Duration: Long term (8 months)

• Active TWIC Card Required

The Buyer


• Negotiate commercial aspects of contracts of materials, services and bulk commodities for local or regional locations.

• Place orders for all material, services and bulk commodities.

• Enter requisitions in SAP for all items to be purchased.

• Substitute lower cost, safe, quality material, services, and bulk commodities.

• Control purchase order budgets by contractor.

• Review proposals and selecting vendor to provide material, services, and bulk commodities. Auditing contractors and subcontractors purchasing documentation.

• Maintain and update off-site library repositories as required by agencies.

• Assure all change orders are properly documented and processed.

• Material Management SAP Functionality.

• Coordinate dispositioning of surplus and salvage through investment recovery across multiple projects to reduce costs.

• Standardize tools, equipment, and supplies as required across several projects to reduce cost.

• Coordinate construction contractor materials and supplies.

• Expedite material, services, and bulk commodities.

• Support CPI initiatives and utilize Procurement Card Program. Purchases volume of $1-$3 million.

Desired Skills:

The ideal Buyer

candidate will have:

• Knowledge in multi-discipline vendor accounting and manufacturing industries with specific expertise in procurement and auditing.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access), Windows, SAP and Primavera.

• Must be able to demonstrate good analytical and decision-making skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

• Ability to write simple correspondence.

• Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization.

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form.

• Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

• Minimum 1-4 years professional experience in procurement, material control, contract auditing in refining and/or petrochemical industry.

• BS in technical area of specialization or business administration with knowledge of processes relating to purchasing and material management.

• Proficient in MS Office Suite, SAP and Primavera.

EOE F/M/Disabled/Veteran

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Company Profile
Where matching engineering, project controls and other technical professionals with employment opportunities in the oil & gas, utilities and specialty manufacturing industries continues to be our passion - and the hallmark of our success - for over 30 years. A national WBENC-certified agency headquartered in New Orleans, UP is recognized as a leader in technical staffing serving Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas and many locations beyond.

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