Buyer

Location: Hamina, Finland
Duration 5 months

Position description

We are currently looking for a Buyer for our client in Hamina, Finland. The start would be in mid June 2020 and the estimated project duration is at least 5 months with a possibility for an extension.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, direct and control the project material management/ procurement function
  • Maintain responsibility for the material management function on his/her project from proposal preparation through project close-out
  • Bidding, conditioning, negotiation and award of (critical) purchase orders
  • Coordinate with home office personnel for data entry into Company material management software, reporting, and invoice review
  • Manage material orders with oversight from Supply Chain Lead 
  • Identify and qualify potential bidders for purchases, rentals and agreements 
  • Perform data entry proficiently in the Material Management Work Process 
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and global standards 
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders and change orders, including required approval documentation
  • Ensure timely submittal and processing of supplier invoices 
  • Prepare and issue Request for Quotation (RFQ) packages in accordance with Project Plan 
  • Perform purchase order and invoicing close-out activities 
  • Complete supplier performance evaluations 
  • Coordinate receipt of material at the jobsite checking for damage and discrepancies against the packing list and compliance to the Purchase Order requirements 
  • Process field SAP invoices 
  • Monitor field rental orders and field Frame Agreements and be responsible for obtaining additional funding as needed, including approval process
  • Process Material Receiving Reports, Overages, Shortages, and Damages (OSD) reports, and Field Material Requisitions in the approved material management reference system 
  • Maintain Material Certificates 
  • Participate in contracts negotiation with suppliers
  • Proactively manage suppliers and sub-suppliers to ensure delivery schedules are maintained 
  • Timely and accurate update of approved material management reference system to schedules and notes 
  • Identify potential, and actual disruptions in the supplier's submission and delivery schedules 
  • Ensure that key documents required to progress material status are returned to Supplier at relevant coding in order to proceed 
  • Assist the development of logistics plans incorporating customs clearance processes and International Commercial Terms and regulations associated with import/export 
  • Coordinate domestic shipments and standard international shipments 
  • Analyse prices and propose alternative suppliers selection
  • Analyse the offer conformity with the requirements and the expected Project performance
  • Report on purchasing performance, time schedule and progress and on the activity in general

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 5 years’ experience in procurement (preferably including actual ‘hands-on’ purchasing gradually developed into responsibility for larger purchase orders (POs)
  • Technical knowledge with experience of industrial purchasing
  • Experience in Purchasing
  • Experience in working with expediting, inspection and logistics specialists
  • Experience in Negotiations
  • Knowledgeable of the EPC process and procurement roles, responsibilities and interfaces with engineering
  • Knowledgeable of the industry and related supplier markets for material & equipment
  • Experience of material management (soliciting pricing, bid evaluation, award recommendations, approval documentation, purchasing, expediting, receipt verification, and invoicing process)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors 
  • Excellent decision-making skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Excellent computer and software skills

Language skills:

  • Finnish and English skills

By applying you will create your own job seeker profile and you will be a part of our candidate network. We will be able to offer you suitable job opportunities also in the future.

Please note that due to clients urgent need only applicants with a valid working permit / EU-citizenship can be considered.

Please send us your CV in English. The post will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.

Enersense is an operator for experts and workforce in the field of industry. We employ about 1 000 people a year. Enersense was founded in 2005 and our experience already covers a total of 39 countries, 62 different nationalities and 562 different job functions. Our mission is to connect skilled professionals to challenging jobs in our customer companies in Finland and worldwide. Our customers focus on many different industries, such as energy, construction and manufacturing.

As an Enersense employee, you will be provided with comprehensive occupational health care and seasonally changing benefits with our partners. We support and assist you throughout your employment, including in various logistical matters. We want you to be successful and have the possibility to develop yourself on your career path. If you wish to get a boost for your career, submit your application already today.

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