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Refinery Buyer

Job Order Number: ma19385

Posted on Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:15

Job Order Number: 
ma19385
Job Description: 
REFINERY BUYER – LOS ANGELES AREA

• Long Term Need
• 4-10 Work Schedule
• Work Hours/Schedule Will Increase During Turnaround


We’re looking for a Refinery Buyer for a very long-term need supporting multiple, planned turnarounds through 2020.

The Buyer will be expected to have a high level of interaction in the field and with field personnel.

The Buyer will be responsible for:

• Conducting general transactional procurement of materials and services for the turnaround event teams.
• Interacting with key clients, support groups (CP POC, planners, requisitions), and peers to verify daily priorities are met in order to maintain reliability of the operation.
• Verifying compliance with established procurement strategies, agreements, policies, and procedures.
• Using experience and knowledge in order to assist the team in the evaluation of different approaches and local circumstances to develop more effective ways of managing spend which can be practically implemented.
• Creating value identification and documentation as necessary.
Desired Skills: 
The ideal Refinery Buyer will have:

• 5 – 10 years of experience.
• Sound working knowledge of SAP.
• ARIBA experience is plus.
• Experience identifying equipment in the field.
• Knowledge of the planning phase of turnarounds.
• Knowledge of laydown yards.
• Experience dealing with electrical consumables and PVC Pipe Valve Fittings.
• Prior background working in a plant or a refinery.
• The ability to accept this position without per diem – per diem is not being offered, this is a long-term need.

EOE F/M/Disabled/Veteran

Contact Megan Adams to discuss:
P: 504-561-1612
E: MeganA@UPpros.com

We are proud of our status as an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.