Thursday , April 18 2024

Shell Jobs – Buyer

Website Royal Dutch Shell

Job Description:

The purpose of a Buyer with the Turnaround and Project Organizations is to support business stakeholders by developing/executing sourcing strategies to optimize Shell’s buying power and reduce overall third party spend. The Buyer will work closely with fellow Contracting and Procurement personnel, the business, and third party suppliers to integrate and achieve cost savings targets while continuing to ensure business continuity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Processes material and service requests on a daily basis.
  • Creates, organizes, and issues purchase orders for approval in GSAP.
  • Identifies qualified suppliers for Request-for-Quote (RFQ) solicitations regarding materials and services for Maintenance, Projects and Turnarounds in accordance with Norco Contract Review Board sourcing strategy guidelines.
  • Coordinates and negotiates with suppliers to support business stakeholder terms and conditions, shipping options, delivery dates and lead times.
  • Tracks on-time delivery of materials/services during execution.
  • Troubleshoots issues with Purchase Orders, vendor outline agreements, payment terms, and invoices.
  • Engages Requisitioner team to manage cost on an event-by-event basis.
  • Collaborates with Project Controls in organizing and managing costs on an event-by-event basis.
  • Supports Norco CP initiatives and sourcing guide thresholds and executes contracts and strategies accordingly.
  • Coordinates annual standing purchase orders for Norco. Challenges demand, specification, and cost to deliver savings on a continual basis.

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years in supporting Maintenance, Project and Turnaround activities and outages.
  • Extremely knowledgeable of local and regional vendors/suppliers who are capable of supporting Convent in a material, service, and equipment.
  • Robust familiarity with GSAP and supporting systems.
  • Understanding of refinery manufacturing equipment, material and service needs.
  • Capable of supporting challenging stakeholders.
  • Exhibits field presence and knowledgeable and willing to work weekends, nights, and extended hours during as necessary (i.e. 6 days a week / 12 hours a day).

Job Details:

Company: Royal Dutch Shell

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: 

Job Location: Norco, LA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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