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PURCHASING OFFICER Wood Group GTS, Oil Fields Supply Center Ltd, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates. (Period: June 2010 - PRESENT) Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Responsible for the sourcing of materials, equipments and services in a cost effective and ethical manner, considering maximization of value through product evaluation and competitive bidding, service and timely delivery, quality, inventory positions, operations requirements and in accordance with the company guidelines. Build and maintain effective open communication to all internal customers to ensure that they are informed of all procurement matters which relevant to them.
Core member of the central procurement team responsible for entire purchase activities of Wood Group GTS located in, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, & Qatar. Responsible individually for the whole procurement activities of Wood Group GTS located in Abu Dhabi. Key responsibility include sourcing and supply of spare parts as well as materials required for key projects which include supply of required Oil drilling spares inclusive refurbishment of valves, shutdown projects in oil industry and for manufacture of API 6A certified products. Respond to the demand signal through requisitions received by initiating and managing system of purchasing procedures fully controlled by intranet and electronic media’s. Support Operational Requirements Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base Efficiently and Effectively Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups Develop Integrated Purchasing Strategies that support organizational Strategies, Goals and objectives Identify opportunities where the procurement team adds true value like: Evaluation and selection of suppliers Ensure that all purchases should go through the approved procurement processes. Engineering and other functional inputs are part of this process Review of specifications or statement of work Review the requirements for the material or service being provided Suggest alternative standardized materials that can save the organization money Periodically review requisitions to allow greater leveraging of requirements. Acting as the primary contact with supplier To submit the material requisition with comparison price list for the processing the Local Purchase Order (LPO)