Buyer/Purchasing Specialist

Houston, TX 77079

Posted: 03/08/2024 Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 179783 Pay Rate: $38.00 - $42.00

Job Description

Position: Buyer

We are seeking a detail-oriented Buyer to join our Global Shared Services Purchasing team who will support the transactional process by creating requisitions and purchase orders in SAP. The Buyer will have functional purchasing responsibilities for an assigned area or function and use standardized procurement processes that meet business needs while adhering to corporate standards and mitigating financial and liability risks.

Key Accountabilities
Creating purchase orders in SAP and administering the lifecycle of a purchase order from requisition receipt to supplier payment
Responsible for working inquiries that are assigned to them with a sense of urgency and professionalism
Evaluating vendor quotes to determine most cost effective solution
Verify invoice accuracy and facilitate timely resolution of discrepancies
Collaborate with cross-functional teams and suppliers to resolve transactional issues in a timely manner

Ensuring all procurement activities are in compliance with the company Supply Chain Policy, including all proper documentation, use of systems, approvals, and communications

Ability to determine root cause issues and effectively communicate corrective action to vendors, stakeholders or other team members
Assist in data clean up efforts and work on special projects, as assigned
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements and provide analytical support for supply chain initiatives

Required Skills/Experience
Previous experience in a purchasing or other transactional role
Proficiency with SAP (basic level at a minimum)
Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team in a fast-paced environment
Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Ability to effectively navigate unknown territories, independently find solutions and prioritize effectively
Effectively utilize available resources to solve problems
NICE TO HAVE experience with SMART by GEP
NICE TO HAVE experience with PowerBI and/or Spotfire dashboards

: HS Diploma/GED

Work Schedule:
5-40 Schedule (8Hr Days) - 5 days on / 2 days off

Pay Range:
The pay range for this position is $38.00 - $42.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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