Waller, TX 77484 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/21/2018 Job ID: 44351 Industry: Purchasing Pay Rate: $50K - $60K

Buyer Waller, TX 77484

Junior Buyer really for a booming organization in far NW Houston/Waller, TX area. This is a Direct Hire opportunity paying $50K to $60K a year with excellent benefits. Procurement and expediting of goods and services for compression related projects in the natural gas compression service industry. Specifically providing support for turnkey projects containing piping and gas components. Procurement negotiation is an essential aspect of the position. Essential duties include continuity of the Vendor and Item Master maintenance records. This position is more assisting the Buyers with administrative duties so only 1 to 2 years of experience is needed.

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  • Check, and Receive all incoming requisitions E-mail out RFQ's to vendors for price and availability
  • Receive and evaluate bids by price, delivery, payment terms, and completeness of bids, FOB point and determine if AFE's, Hold Harmless agreements and Insurance Certificates are required.
    Clarify and resolve any unidentifiable items with the Operations and /or Maintenance to insure correct material is received
  • Review all bids and select successful vendor while keeping in mind price, delivery and method of shipment
  • Create and assign Purchase Order and verbally advise the Vendor of Purchase Order Number, Shipping Instructions, Confirm Delivery, Part Numbers and Manufactures Number.
  • Print out purchase order, review for errors and submit to Vendor Resolve any and all material receipt and invoice discrepancies Expedite all open orders
  • Co-ordinate shipping schedules with Operations and freight forwarders
  • Maintain Good relations and communications with Vendors, Freight Forwarders, and Operations Personnel
  • Provides purchase requisitions and purchase orders for goods and services in a timely manner as required; secures additional information on departmental needs and may prepare recommendations on vending sources
  • Secures goods for inventory; process supplies requisitions received from departments; processes purchase orders, requisitions and accompanying invoices for payment on inventory items.
  • Secures goods for stores inventory; process supplies requisitions received from County departments; processes purchase orders, requisitions and accompanying invoices for payment on stores inventory items.
  • Accepts deliveries and reviews orders received for accuracy and condition of merchandise.
  • Maintains computerized inventory records, which includes tabulating and recording data on - inventory costs and supply levels to ensure an accurate and cost efficient inventory of supplies.
  •  Requires frequent contacts with vendors and other designated purchasing staff


  • High School diploma (Associate degree or higher preferred)
  • 1 + years experience in a purchasing role Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Able to create and administer a task priority list based on company-needs
  • Oil & gas industry experience, specifically in the compression service industry a plus
  • Ability to professionally and tactfully interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, etc
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as price lists, catalogs, requisitions, vendor quotes and invoices
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Excel
  • Strong computer skills, including ERP, data analysis, MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

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