Buyer & Inventory Controller

  • negotiable
  • England East Anglia Norfolk
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
Are you an experienced Procurement professional within the O&G industry? Does your expertise lie within purchasing & inventory control? 

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our O&G client based in Great Yarmouth for a permanent role. The client has requested that the individual be local to their office, or be willing to relocate to the area, as most of the time will be spent at the site. There may be occasional overseas travel required also.

Working Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week, you will be required to manage and organise, including but not limited to Procurement, Inventory Control, Logistics (Transport & Distribution, both Importing and Exporting) and Company Insurances to support the company’s business activities with its clients.

Key responsibilities:

• Negotiate, agree, and organise contracts and purchase order Commercial Terms with suppliers as required by the company and remaining in contact to deal with any issues that arise
• Perform reviews on annual contracts that require renewing, including annual pricing reviews wherever applicable and renegotiating and amending, as necessary
• Source new vendors and create, develop, and maintain excellent relationships and maintain the Company’s supplier list
• Entering purchase orders on Sage 200 from internal purchasing requests as well as daily administration tasks related to system
• Maintain regular communications with suppliers to monitor pricing and lead times etc., negotiating with the supplier, where required

Inventory Control 
• Maintain daily, monthly, and annual chemical transactions and movements on the Sage 200 system
• Maintain accurate inventory control and perform inventory checks in the warehouse and on the vessel as required by the company, but as a minimum once per year
• Play a leading role with other internal departments in developing chemical and proppant forecasts to satisfy clients work commitments and placing purchase orders to satisfy demand(s)

Logistics (Transport & Distribution (Import & Export))
• Manage and organise the company’s transport demands as required including with shipping companies and freight forwarders
• Issue commercial invoices and manifests as required for local shipments and import and export
• Play a leading role with suppliers, other external companies, and internal departments to ensure that all shipments are packed in accordance with the necessary regulations (i.e., NORSOK and DNV etc.)and the client requirements

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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