Senior Buyer
A.P. Moller - Maersk Group - Houston, TX

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We Offer

The position offers you an exciting opportunity to learn more about the Maersk organization as well as to apply the latest tools and processes within purchasing and logistics.

Key Responsibilities

Focus on ensuring optimal purchases and handling the supply chain is our key task. As Senior Buyer you will purchase material for our fleet of offshore drilling rigs in the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group. It is your job to ensure that the products are delivered in due time in the right place at the right price. You will be challenged every day with decisions on priority and securing deliveries that will have direct impact on the entire supply chain and the rigs maintenance schedules. The position will provide you with an extensive knowledge of supply chain processes on a truly global level as well as a solid understanding of various modes of transport such as airfreight, sea freight and trucking. You will work with many internal and external contacts through close cooperation with various A.P.Moller – Maersk business units, vessels, rigs, suppliers and forwarding agencies.

Who we are looking for

True team player for a global Purchasing community
You thrive in a fast changing and dynamic environment and are a true team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills together with a good structure in your work. You enjoy taking initiative and responsibility while having fun and building strong relationships across business units and continents. A background within purchasing or supply chain in the oil and gas industry will be an advantage but is not a prerequisite. Additionally it will also be considered an advantage if you have experience with negotiation, contract management, project management and knowledge from the transportation industry. This position may require international travel, sometimes for durations up to 2 weeks, however, this is not guaranteed. Our employees represent a wide range of educational backgrounds, working experience and nationalities - but most important to us is your personal skills.

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