Exterran Buyer Intermediate in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Buyer Intermediate




Job Type:Full Time

Location:OK - Broken Arrow


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About Exterran

Exterran is a global leader in full-service natural gas compression and a premier provider of services and equipment for oil & gas production, processing, treating, transportation and storage.

Exterran Holdings (NYSE: EXH) is a $2.7 billion publicly traded company with about 10,000 dedicated professionals working in more than 30 countries. We cover every major oil & gas region of the world and serve the full spectrum of energy clients, from the super majors and National Oil Companies (NOCs) to the independent E&P and distribution companies. They count on us for fast, expert products and services. And we work hard to deliver.

Job Description

Position Summary: Experienced and fully proficient buyer responsible for initiating purchasing requests made by departments; Contacts vendors, and requests materials and follows-up to ensure delivery date and payments are made

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

· Aggressively negotiates PO pricing, deliveries, and terms and conditions with domestic and international suppliers

· Drafts and issues RFQs

· Seeks and evaluates new sources of supply

· Resolves pricing discrepancies

· Generates return to vendor if delivery is incorrect

· Maintains an awareness of current market conditions and information to keep abreast of sources and prices

· Participates in and implements supplier consolidations, national agreements and supplier process improvement initiatives

· Keeps abreast of procurement requirements and insures suppliers understand procurement priorities and meets delivery requirements

· Pursues target costs with suppliers in an aggressive manner.

· Make substitution recommendations where savings in cost or better delivery can be realized.

· Obtain and analyze quotations on nonstandard items and continually audit prices of standard materials and supplies.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university; Minimum eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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