Senior Buyer
Schlumberger 1,461 reviews - Florence, KY

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SWECO, a Business Unit of M-I SWACO, is currently seeking a Sr. Buyer. SWECO is a world leader in the manufacturing of Process Equipment for the Industrial and Oilfield Markets. This position is located in Florence, KY.JOB SUMMARY:Performs strategic procurement and supply chain functions such as sourcing, buying, and leveraging, ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Handles vendor and manufacturer relationships, which often involves coordinating with potential vendors to undertake the manufacturing of custom-designed items according to complex and rigid specifications. 2. Purchases high volume items and materials that cover extended contract periods.3. Negotiates requirements for pre-production samples, spare parts, customized technical literature, and patent and royalty protection.4. Keeps abreast of market and product developments and interviews representatives for potential new sources of supply.5. Focuses on leveraging buy/spend in order to drive cost savings. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES - SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTALEnsure that all activities are carried out in a healthy, safe and environmentally responsible manner.Educate and influence yourself and other employees so that they embracehealth, safety and environmental policies, practices and procedures.To continually improve our HSE performance.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:1. Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering field required. 2. Five years' Procurement and Supply Chain Experience preferred.3. Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills required for working effectively with outside vendors.

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Schlumberger has the know-how to get oil and gas drillers out of a slump. One of the world's largest oilfield services companies, it...