Buyer - #17064


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Al Khobar
Contract type: Full time
Aramco, one of the world's leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, and international contract logistics provider DHL Supply Chain have announced the signing of a shareholders' agreement for a to establish a New Company for Procurement and Logistics Hub in Saudi Arabia, to enhance supply chain efficiency and sustainability. It would be the region's first such hub catering to customers in the industrial, energy, chemical and petrochemical sectors. The joint venture aims to be operational in 2025 and provide reliable end-to-end integrated procurement and supply chain services for companies across the industrial, energy, chemical and petrochemical sectors. Our focus customers in the short term will be Saudi Aramco and its own Affiliates. And in the long term would be all the industrial sectors within Saudi Arabia and the ultimate goal is to reach the MENA region in future
Currently, we are seeking a dynamic person to take on the role of Buyer, to be hired for this JV based in Al Khobar
  • Applies basic-to-mid-level Supply Chain and Project Procurement
  • Management principles to procure basic-to-moderately-complex Goods and
  • Services by making independent procurement decisions.
  • Execute and ensure procurement processes and activities. Collaborate within the team in a range of activities associated with purchasing goods, materials, supplies, and services on terms that are in the organization's best interest.
  • Contributes to optimizing the Corporate Inventory levels by ensuring that sound Materials- and Demand-Management principles are adhered to and that the End-Users# Order Fill Rates are maintained at the highest possible Customer Service Level (CSL); under a Perfect Order Fulfillment philosophy, while increasing the inventory turns at Company’s and Suppliers warehouse locations.
General Responsibilities:
  • Manage small value bidding with existing suppliers.
  • Review requisitions.
  • Purchase requisition approvals.
  • Purchase order creation.
  • Organize and execute the purchase to pay process ensuring compliance with global, regional, and local procedures and policies.
  • Explore and capture internal demand; handle non-catalogue requests.
  • Actively drive the use of procurement catalogues.
  • Build good relationships with suppliers and internal business partner.
  • Oversee and / or use the support of the purchasing support roles.
  • Provide user support on e-Purchasing tools (e.g. first level support, management of e-purchasing catalogue).
  • Provide second level support for issue solving and master data management.
  • Support Senior Buyer with continuous process improvement.
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management (SCM), Business, Operations
  • Management, Engineering, Computer Science, MIS or closely related Degrees, or Building Construction & Contract Management.
  • Certification as a #Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)# by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) preferred; with equivalent certifications from the ism, APICS or CIPS being acceptable.
  • 0-2 years (buyer assistant), 2-5 years (buyer), 5 years (senior buyer) Procurement or Supply Chain Management experience within a Petrochemical Operating Company, Manufacturing Plant Operation, or Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) Environment as a Buyer-Planner in an Operational-Manufacturing setting or as a Contract Representative in a Project-Procurement-Management organization; or other related material activities.
Knowledge & Skills:
  • Working knowledge of e-Procurement systems and ERP systems (preferred).
  • Apply practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.
  • Work independently with general supervision.
  • Problems faced are difficult but typically not complex.

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