Ref No.: 18-28882
Location: Clinton, Iowa
Below is the Job Summary:

Buyer I
Work Location:              Clinton, IA, 52732
Duration:                        Long term contract

Job Description:
  • This position supports Enterprise project execution by procuring required materials and equipment efficiently and effectively in accordance with all applicable Enterprise policies and procedures.
  • Negotiate commercial aspects of contracts of materials, services and bulk commodities for local or regional locations.
  • Placing orders for all material, services and bulk commodities. Entering requisitions in SAP for all items to be purchased.
  • Substituting lower cost, safe, quality material, services, and bulk commodities. Controlling purchase order budgets by contractor.
  • Reviewing proposals and selecting vendor to provide material, services, and bulk commodities. Auditing contractors and subcontractors purchasing documentation.
  • Maintaining and updating off-site library repositories as required by agencies.
  • Assuring all change orders are properly documented and processed.
  • Material Management SAP Functionality.
  • Coordinates 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.
  • Coordination of construction contractor materials and supplies.
  • Expediting material, services, and bulk commodities.
  • Support CPI initiatives and utilize Procurement Card Program.
  • Purchases volume of $1-$3 million.
  • Knowledge in multi-discipline vendor accounting and manufacturing industries with specific expertise in procurement and auditing.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 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 with demonstrated knowledge in all areas. BS in technical area of specialization or business administration with knowledge of processes relating to purchasing and material management. Note: The above major outgoing responsibilities describe only the essential job functions and are not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. All job functions must be performed in accordance with Client policies and procedures.