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Department / Discipline 
Procurement / Supply Chain
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Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Buyer / Sr. Buyer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.


  • Prepare and issue Procurement Plans and obtain necessary approvals
  • Prepare and issue quotation requests, progress, check and evaluate quotations
  • Prepare quotation summaries, and quotation summary variations and make recommendations
  • Ensure recommended Supplier’s final price on quotation summaries is under budget and delivery is within required on-site dates
  • Submit quotation summaries after technical approval to authorized Procurement Personnel for approval. Distribute as required by the Project Procurement Execution Plan
  • Handle the contracts from SOI to Closeout
  • Perform the jobs under pressure and with critical timelines
  • Gather the budgetary cost from the market and support the Cost Estimate team
  • Agree with engineering and supplier the requirements and submittal dates for the following:
  • Critical supplier data e.g. equipment weight
  • Supplier drawings e.g. GA drawing
  • Other supplier documentation e.g. weld procedure
  • Details of the data, drawings and documentation to be submitted by the supplier must be recorded on quotation summary and purchase order
  • Arrange and attend pre-order meetings with Suppliers to confirm that all technical and commercial requirements will be met. Issue notes of meetings in accordance with project distribution matrix
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders as per the approved quotation summaries

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or Equivalent Discipline
  • Seven (7) years combined experience in two or more of the following areas: purchasing, scheduling / forecasting, or construction contract / sub contract administration
  • Ability to set-up and operate a material accountability system for a medium to large scale project
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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.


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