Houston, TX

Post Date: 09/22/2017 Job ID: 43450 Industry: Purchasing Pay Rate: $40K-$50K

Buyer -- Houston, TX 77092

This is a new temp-to-hire opportunity in the NW Houston area paying a $40K-$50 salary per year. Compile information and records and related files to prepare purchase orders for procurement of materials. Purchase merchandise or commodities for resale. The right candidate MUST have Buyer experience in a machine shop or experience buying services such as premium threading to be considered.

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  • Verify requisitions, blueprints or other instructions and specifications submitted as purchasing requests.
  • Search inventory or warehouse locations to determine availability of material before issuing a purchase order.
  • Consult catalogs and/or contact suppliers to obtain prices and specifications.
  • Type or write invitation of bid forms; mail forms to supplier firms or for public posting.
  • Write or type purchase orders and send copy to supplier and department which originated the request.
  • Compile records of items purchased or transferred between departments, prices, deliveries and inventories.
  • Arrange for transport of purchase through contact with suppliers or carriers; confer with suppliers concerning late deliveries.
  • Compare prices, specifications and delivery dates and awards contract to bidders or places orders with suppliers or mail order firms.
  • Verify bills from suppliers with bids and purchase orders and approve for payment.
  • Communicate with internal and external contacts to provide information on materials, quantities, shipping and delivery.
  • Classify priority regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Requires some college background and at least five year s related experience.
  • Must have good working knowledge of oilfield materials including mechanical tubing and casing.
  • Oilfield connection experience including API and premium threads is a plus.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office software to include Word and Excel.

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