CLOSING DATE 11 AUGUST 2022.
NOTE : Please only apply if you have sufficient experience and skills required as per job description below.
NOV ISE Operations is the global manufacturing and supply chain organization of the NOV ISE Division, supporting the requirements of the Wireline Products, Pressure Performance Systems, and Well Intervention & Control Equipment product lines.
NOV ISE, a subsidiary company of National Oilwell Varco (NOV), has over 1,000 people spread across 13 major sites providing a global foot print in support of our client’s requirements.
We now have a position for a Purchasing Assistant to join the team who will report to the Lead Buyer.
You will need to be highly motivated, proactive, organised and possess a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
Good IT and analytical skills are essential, including high numerical capabilities to ensure the delivery of our key business objectives.
Support Eastern Hemisphere purchasing team with all purchasing activities.
Monitor and expedite late Purchase and Works Orders. Liaise closely with the planning department for all items that will not meet the requirements of the Production Schedule and provide solutions as necessary.
Support with the resolution of invoices pending payment in a timely manner, by performing detailed analysis to identify root cause of issue prohibiting invoice payment.
Review Traceability Number requests and issue numbers to suppliers
Review tender requests and present information to Buyers with recommended order placement.
Proactively monitor supplier performance and develop vendors to improve on-time delivery, product quality and reduce lead-times.
Assist inventory control, when required, with any queries in goods receiving.
Undertake vendor analysis and selection along with identifying and establish supply agreements to the benefit the organization
Update procedures, work instructions and manuals as per requirements
Participate in meetings and keep up to date on issues related to Purchase Order delivery, vendor performance, Metrics, capacity constraints and other related Supply Chain issues.
Achieve target On-time delivery and Lead-time and inventory turn levels based on manufacturing and supply chain capacity / flexibility.
Identify continuous improvement opportunities
Represent the organization in a responsible and professional manner.
Engage in any other activities as requested by the Lead Buyer.
SKILLS REQUIRED : Strategic
Able to understand, evaluate and apply technical information (Functional / Technical Learning)
Anticipates the impact of change and rises to the challenge, with the ability to accept risk and uncertainty (Dealing with ambiguity)
Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks (Informing)
Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs (Process Management)
Strong attention to detail with a good level of numeracy (Process Management)
A talent for problem-solving and driving issues to closure.
Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities (Driving for results)
Confident and professional when representing the company in person and in writing (Written Communications & Presentation Skills)
Highly organised with the ability to multi-task (Organisational Agility)
Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably (Conflict management)
Personal and Interpersonal
A strong sense of customer focus (internal / external) (Customer Focus)
Firm and diplomatic when negotiating (Negotiating)
Enjoys working in a team (Effective Teams)
Excellent communication skills in English.
EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION REQUIRED :
Education / No. of Years of Experience)
Education in a relevant field
Working knowledge of manufacturing environment, inventory management, or planning environment.
Knowledge of Lean & Operational Excellence
Working knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry
Experience in presenting to cross-functional teams
Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA
Continuous Improvement Techniques
ERP knowledge such as Syteline.
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