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Sourcing Specialist -Buyer

  • Salary: Up to £240 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Montrose, Angus
  • Sector: Engineering, Other
  • Date posted: 25/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH88926

Sourcing Specialist - Buyer



About Us

BHGE is a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from drilling and production, LNG, pipelines and storage to industrial power generation, refining and petrochemicals.
We also provide pipeline integrity solutions, including inspection and data management.

Role Summary/Purpose
Manage all Sourcing activity required for the assigned team / project / commodity by working closely with internal stakeholders and suppliers.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, manage and issue required Requests for Quotation (RFQ) for their commodity.
  • Ensure issues related to supplier fulfilment are managed proactively.
  • Develop profile for supplier capability/capacity, to establish sourcing strategies for maximum leverage.
  • Facilitate and/or lead supplier manufacturability discussions with the appropriate stakeholders developed and managed successful relationships with external and internal customers, suppliers and stakeholders. Demonstrate activity to provide stakeholder satisfaction and support whilst maintaining commercial control.
  • Participate in global commodity team activity.
  • POR management, competitive tendering, negotiation, stakeholder buy off, conducting kick off meetings.
  • Sourcing best practice in negotiations with suppliers
  • Collaborate with requesting departments to resolve problems relating to requirements, deviations, substitutions, priorities, delays, damages, inferior quality or other conditions that deviate from established procedures.
  • Maintain current market knowledge and changing material conditions and advise management of current trends in prices and purchasing availability.
  • Drive sourcing initiatives on savings, supplier performance and supplier base rationalisation.

Bachelor's Degree (in Business or Technical discipline preferred) or significant relevant industry experience.
Knowledge in MS Office, Word, Excel, Purchasing /MRP related software.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented.
Proven record of Continuous Improvement implementation.
Analytical metrics-oriented, high motivation. Must be a collaborative team player, willing to take ownership of decisions and be a results-oriented self-starter.

Desired Characteristics
Excellent interpersonal skills.
High energy, confidence and tenacity.
Ability to work under tight time deadlines, with frequently changing priorities.
Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred.

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