Purchasing Coordinator

Texas - United States - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

Brunel has a requirement for a Purchasing
Coordinator working on contract basis 6 – 12 months for one of our clients in
the Houston area.

Feel free to contact

Sarah Logan, Account manager

Apply now

About this role

Resolve transactional procurement issues for
suppliers and internal partners

Identify, analyze, and resolve supply and
system issues such as pricing errors, freight and payment terms, demurrage
charges, and incoterm questions

  • Support issue
    resolution as needed by supply chain and operations;
  • Serve as a systems
    focal point for workflow and technical questions and support;
  • Assist in resolving
    barriers that may prevent invoices from being paid on time;

Maintain system price agreements, PO’s and
other related SAP documents

  • Enter pricing
    negotiated by strategic sourcing into system price agreements;
  • Create/maintain
    system price agreements, PIR’s, source lists, and output condition records;
  • Process spot
    requisitions into purchase orders using work process;

Be an active partner of strategic sourcing to
strengthen strategies and vendor relations

  • Provide limited
    data reports and statistical insight from SAP;
  • Assist in the
    request to open and close vendor codes;
  • Suggest and assist
    in opportunity improvements for PO and invoicing processes with individual

About you

  • Desire to help internal and external stakeholders with procurement operations concerns and issues;
  • Comfortable talking and communicating with external vendors to resolve issues;
  • Systems and technology expertise;
  • Initiative and problem solving skills;
  • Interpersonal effectiveness & strong communication skills;
  • Ambition to innovate and constantly searching for improvement;
  • Ability to investigate and find root cause of issues and follow through with corrective actions;
  • Read, write and speak English. Bi-lingual in Spanish is required;
  • Ability to demonstrate value to, quickly establish trust from and form beneficial relationships with individuals and teams;
  • Provide quality assurance;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Strong enterprise business acumen;
  • Above all, the ability to be agile, adapt and produce in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite;
  • Knowledge of SAP is desired, but not required


Education; Minimum Associate’s degree in a business, finance, technology or related field. 1 -3 + years’ experience in a relevant service role (e.g. Procurement Services, Strategic Sourcing, Customer Service, Finance and/or Supply Chain disciplines)


  • Proficiency using SAP/ECC and other technology and systems is preferred;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities, and delegate appropriately;
  • Knowledge and understanding of work process concepts performed by procurement operations;
  • Customer service mindset with drive to strengthen relations and coordination.

What we offer

With over 100 offices globally in 42 countries we
at Brunel are proud to offer this exciting career opportunity. Here at
Brunel we offer extraordinary earning potential followed by a very competitive
benefit package. We provide the tools for success; world class training
and advanced technology to ensure you succeed within Brunel.

About us

The Purchasing coordinator will focus on providing
regional tactical procurement support to the procurement organization,
including Strategic Sourcing


  • Vacancy number: PUB168614
  • Location: Texas
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Friday, August 17, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Sarah Logan

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston


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