Purchasing Manager

Houston, TX 77016

Posted: 01/16/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Purchasing Job Number: 45994

Purchasing Manager
Purchasing Manager - Direct Hire opportunity in North Houston, for a dynamic oilfield manufacturing company!!

This position will report directly to General Manager and will lead team of 8 Buyers. Our client is looking for a talented manager and mentor with strong manufacturing, fabrication, steel production background, and ability to strive in fast pace environment!


  • Responsible for monitoring and implement improvement plans for cost (PPV), OTD, Quality and safety metrics as they relate to all purchased parts and service providers
  • Define and improve sourcing strategies and processes with respect to order specifications and budget constraints.
  • Search, survey and select new vendors of equipment, services and materials.
  • Prepare and follow-up on request for quotations, ensuring all necessary technical, quality, transport and commercial documentation are complete.
  • Obtain quotes, specifications and product availability from suppliers and negotiate price and terms & conditions of the purchase orders, standard equipment or services.
  • Follow up with import and export companies and suppliers to allow smooth logistics.
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders and order modifications, according to the applicable process, making sure all data is recorded properly in the ERP-System.
  • Follow-up on material deliveries and services, including transportation, to ensure delivery is made on time; Liaise with customs and suppliers in the preparation of necessary documentation for import/export of parts.
  • Ensure all work procedures are compliant with procedures and integrity policies.
  • Advise Functional managers regarding processes and procedures.
  • Review and improve processes toward continuous development of the Supply Chain function towards best practice, consistently strive to improve On Time Delivery and Quality statistics to target levels.
  • Ensure compliant and efficient processes are maintained while constantly driving process efficiency and simplification.


  • Bachelor s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain degree.
  • 5-7 years of experience in an oilfield industry manufacturing environment in the areas of sourcing, purchasing, or supply chain
  • 3-5 Years of experience in a fast growing business with low volume high mix
  • Proven knowledge of steel machining, fabrication, thermal processes and fabrication.
  • Global supply chain experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience working in an ERP controlled environment like SAP, JDEdwards, AX, Epicor;
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with specific focus in excel and power point
  • Demonstrated understanding of supply chain concepts (leadtime, safety stocks, stocking programs) and metrics (PPV, OTD, PPM, TRIR, Inventory Turns)
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Team player with excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to lead a small team;
  • Ability to effectively assess and prioritize tasks, risks and resources;
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously;
  • Self-Starter, able to excel in fast paced business environment; Strong customer service and results oriented mind-set.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess, and improve current systems and processes in conjunction with any and all necessary personnel and groups.
Ready to Apply? We kindly ask you to please make sure you have fully read the above requirements as determined by our client company. If you already applied with TPI Staffing, please send me an updated resume and reference the Job ID. If you are not already registered, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button. You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or call me for more details.

Linda Meacham
Senior Recruiter

Linda has been with TPI Staffing for over 20 years and specializes in recruiting top talent for all levels of office professional positions. We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Cypress Branch:


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