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Sourcing & Procurement
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This senior level procurement position is responsible for obtaining goods and services as assigned and ensuring that quality, cost effective products are delivered in a timely manner and that appropriate procurement strategies are properly executed for assigned components.

Reports directly to: Procurement Manager
No direct reports.  May coach or mentor less experienced staff.  
Interacts with suppliers and co-workers in a team-based environment in order to fulfill job requirements.  May also have interaction with management, both with the procurement function and others. Expected to actively participate in and possibly lead cross-functional team efforts and projects as the opportunity arises.

  • B.A. or B.S. degree with a minimum of 10 years procurement experience with proven performance and product knowledge of assigned components. Technical, metallurgical, engineering or other related background is preferred.
  • Experience in Structural Fabrication contracting service management, Subsea Control System or Tender Procurement will be advantages.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience within supply chain management, supplier quality systems, and a solid understanding of industry cost drivers including implementation of sourcing strategies.
  • Must be capable of understanding the requirements of DBI (Database Information), specifications   and manufacturing processes.  
  • Needs strong knowledge of organizational structure.
  • When involved with outsourcing, must be familiar with supplier capabilities including quality, capacity, NDE capabilities, etc.  
  • Must demonstrate exceptional negotiation skills, planning skills and strong interpersonal skills in order to interact with suppliers and co-workers in a team-based environment.  Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks in a high volume environment with minimum supervision. 
  • PC skills including spreadsheet and word processing and SAP or similar mainframe experience.  
  • Ability to recognize contractual requirements and variances from standards and procedures to ensure compliance.  Recognize when consultation with other departments is needed.
  • Ensure all actions are taken, as appropriate, to complete the procurement cycle for assigned materials or services, including converting requisition to purchase order, placing PO, regularly confirming delivery schedule through OOR (Open Order Report) with suppliers, insuring accurate system data (SAP) including PO confirmation and Delivery Date maintenance by suppliers, Lead Times & GR Processing time, resolving potential delivery and quality issues, expediting and de-expediting material, and assisting in resolving receiving and invoice payment issues.
  • Sources components or services from approved supplier list, evaluates RFQ’s (Request for Quote), negotiates price, quality and delivery, selects supplier and places purchase orders in conformance to local and Corporate Operating Procedures and Ethical Codes of Conduct.
  • Review purchase requests for assigned material or components and verifies nomenclature and specifications.  Gains product knowledge and begins learning more advanced purchasing concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Creates and releases purchase orders for items covered by previously negotiated contracts in conformance with current Financial Standards and local and corporate operating procedures.
  • Works with product teams or other procurement staff to generate Request for Quotations (RFQ’s) for new or modified parts.  Corresponds with or interviews approved suppliers to obtain price, specifications and delivery information. May research and source suppliers for new items, under supervision.
  • Expedites delivery by contacting vendors to ensure that materials are available for collection on the required date.
  • May assist other departments with problem resolution involving differences between purchase orders and delivered item, quantity and/or price.
  • Maintains and tracks computerized procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery of product, and quality or performance.  Prepares summaries used to evaluate supplier performance.
  • Develops and maintains supplier relationships on an on-going basis.   Assists in tracking and evaluating supplier performance.   Manages supplier quality as it relates to procurement.
  • Assists in identifying and qualifying new suppliers and/or subcontractors and prepares documentation to recommend adding to approved supplier list pursuant to Global/Local Operating Procedures.
  • Identifies and realizes cost savings opportunities to achieve yearly cost reduction targets.
  • Assists other staff members with procurement related activities as assigned.  
  • Ensures all required training is completed according to schedule.
  • Actively seeks to participate in team opportunities for improving processes and delivery.
  • Cooperate and interact effectively with personnel and stakeholders from other groups and functions in a professional and ethical manner. 
  • Possibly assume the role of the Purchasing Section Head in the manager's absence.
  • May assist as requested in the development and execution of sourcing strategies.  May be assigned to consolidate forecast demand and leverage TechnipFMC’s buying power.  Executes stocking and delivery programs. 
  • Assists in make/buy evaluations and enters into the manufacturing system.
  • Assists other staff members with procurement related activities as assigned.
  • Serves as a mentor and provides technical guidance to less experienced staff.  May assist with training, monitoring and coaching less experienced staff.
  • Negotiates contracts with suppliers and/or subcontractors in conjunction with the Category Management model to minimize the liability of TechnipFMC.  Contracts will address such issues as stocking or consignment programs, unit price, delivery, terms and conditions, etc.  
Priority will be given to the local candidates.

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