Buyer - #106613
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A chance to make quality products that matter.
SPM Oil & Gas is a welcoming, inclusive place, where everyone’s contribution is recognized and all employees are encouraged to innovate, collaborate and be themselves. We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering and service locations worldwide.
As a Buyer, you will process requisitions and provides support for purchasing, supply chain, sourcing, cost, price analyses and contract/purchase order generation.
As the Buyer, you will:
Developing improvement plans to support buyers & professionals related to Response Time, Lean Targets Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, and Management (QCLDM) to enable optimal and efficient operations.
Supporting customers and customer proposal efforts with pricing information and supplier selection to ensure the best deal.
Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.
Prepare and raise purchase orders and blanket order. order schedules.
Purchase goods, materials, components, or services.
Before new Purchase Oder (PO) is placed, review unallocated inventory for items that may be feasible for substitution and/or repurposing.
Refer all inventory items that may be feasible for substitution and/or repurposing to engineering by means of Engineering Change (EC) Request.
Coordinate the EC for substitution and/or repurposing to run in parallel with the request for quotation (RFQ) for the original item so as not to lose time waiting on the outcome of the EC.
Coordinate the Non-Conformity (NC) product to related supplier & departments.
Performing analytical and administrative tasks in support of purchasing strategic initiatives.
Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations.
Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities and other issues.
Monitor market trends, provide analysis on costs & any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization.
Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation.
Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications.
Adhere to any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, staff, and visitors.
Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.
The successful candidate must bring:
Good proficiency in English.
University Degree with minimum 3-year experience in Supply Chain or another similar role.
Superb written and verbal communication and negotiation skills.
Familiar with ERP (Syteline/SAP etc) system.
Excellent negotiation, organizational, and collaboration skills.
Have a basic understanding of certain areas (i.e. finance, accounting, tax, and legal).
Top candidates will also bring:
Having ISO, API Q1, API 6A & 16A Knowledge is advantage.
Experience in the oil and gas industry is a plus.
Capability to do industry benchmarking and market intelligence reports independently.
Experience in conducting the 7 steps of strategic sourcing process.
Passionate in cost efficiency without compromising lead time and quality requirements.
Ability to understand and/or converse in Chinese (Mandarin) is a plus for the purpose of liaising with suppliers from China.
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):
This job requires extensive active movement throughout the plant including climbing stairs and steps, lifting devices, and pushing and pulling equipment.
This job requires 10-20% of travelling within Indonesia and overseas.
Work location: PT. SPM Oil and Gas, A Caterpillar Company.
Jl.Bukit Girang TT II, Batu Ampar, Batam 29444
You will work both in an office and manufacturing shop-floor environment.
Domestic relocation is not available for this position.
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Posting Dates:February 13, 2024 - February 26, 2024
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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