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Senior Purchasing Agent

Company: Wood
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Responsible for the supervision and guidance of a deployed supply chain project team responsible for purchasing and expediting.

Key aspects of the role include the supervision of the supply chain activities and assigned supply chain personnel working within the project.

Clear understanding of the client's head contract requirements including Wood responsibilities and incorporates those into appropriate project supply chain strategies, plans, procedures and terms and conditions. Has broad base knowledge of commercial terms and conditions, interfaces with Wood legal/commercial experts and can under guidance initiate/discuss adaptations in order to reach a robust
commercial agreement.

Regularly monitors and reports progress of all project procurement activities. Ensures team regularly update reports/systems with required information to allow accurate reporting and escalates any critical issues and risks to project management.

Skills / Qualifications

--- Accountable for the successful delivery of Purchasing activities that they are responsible for.
--- Promote safe working practices and demonstrate safety leadership at all times
--- Understands and lives Woods vision, values and behaviours
--- Understands and works to the Wood Financial Management Framework
--- Developing and implementing Supply Chain Policy, Procedures, and Processes on the Project
--- Responsible for embedding sound purchasing principles and techniques that deliver tangible and sustainable net savings and value add.
--- Implementation of effective Supplier Relationship Management that supports driving cost andefficiency, driving value engineering and innovation and developing market intelligence that supports project execution.
--- Support tendering activities and development of specific supply chains strategies to support project execution
--- Delivery against internal and external in year savings targets as per business plan and effective reporting

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Greenville , Senior Purchasing Agent, Sales , Greenville, South Carolina

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