CB&I Technical Buyer in The Hague, Netherlands

Title: Technical Buyer

Location: NL-ZH-The Hague


  • Selection of potential sellers in consultation with Manager Procurement. Formalize bidders list.
  • Negotiates with potential sellers in foreign languages, minimum being English and German.
  • To be able to carry out meetings/negotiations independently.
  • Prepare commercial minutes of meetings.
  • Analyse requisition packages/bids on their quality.
  • Prepare inquiries and obtain sufficient acceptable quotations.
  • Handles and evaluates all transportation and related logistic matters.
  • Prepare and obtain approvals on commercial bid tabulations and recommendations.
  • Discuss the technical evaluation with the engineer concerned.
  • Place purchase orders.
  • Provide all information required to Project Control Department.
  • Maintain the requisition and purchase order status reports.
  • Handle NCR's related to sellers and NCR's from clients (if applicable) in cooperation with the Project Manager.
  • Expedite to ensure timely delivery.
  • Review of seller invoices because of possible back charges seller.
  • Organizes and maintains inspection services at the sellers’ workshops & manufacturing facilities.
  • Prepared, if needed, to visit Sellers premises for trouble shooting world-wide


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering;
  • 2-5 years of procurement (Buyer) experience in the Oil and Gas industry;
  • Demonstrates a good knowledge of the procurement process;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel);
  • Fluent in English (requirement). Dutch is a preference.
  • Valid work permit for the Netherlands.

Job Field: Purchasing

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Contract

Job Posting: Oct 12, 2017, 2:26:53 AM

Requisition ID: 1709385

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