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Buyer Steel Structure

Vacancy Number: 25200
Location: Milan
Date Posted: January 14, 2020

For an EPC company, we are looking for a Buyer Steel Structure(temporary staff position) for working on an LNG project.



Buyer Steel Structure



Milan, Italy for 32 months then possible relocation in Nigeria (not mandatory)



EPC Company


Start Date




Direct staff position



Working within a Procurement Department, the Buyer for Steel structure equipment will be responsible for supplier relationship development and will work closely with internal and external stakeholders.


Main responsibilities

  • Work with the Procurement Department to implement medium to long term purchasing strategy
  • Deliver departmental goals ensuring they remain in line with overall business strategy
  • Provide guidance and support for other members of the team
  • Identify and evaluate viability of potential suppliers of new and existing products
  • Build strong relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Identify and implement cost savings
  • Seek to improve creditor days wherever possible
  • Actively seek to develop new products
  • Monitor existing supplier performance
  • Ensure product quality requirements are maintained
  • Ensure company trading terms and relevant additional contract/commercial obligations are met
  • Monitor and adjust inventory levels in line with budget and to meet minimum customer service requirements.
  • Produce monthly buying schedules
  • Facilitate the introduction of new products from concept to delivery.
  • Responsibility for upkeep and accuracy of computer information on relevant products
  • Approving supplier invoices for payments
  • Produce daily, weekly, monthly reports where required



Knowledge of SAP system

Experience in Steel structure equipment suppliers management

Capability to work with autonomy when setting up the procurement activities (Vendor list preparation, selection, negotiations etc)

Be able to find the suppliers and negotiate with them.

Experienced in Greenfield project phase.

An experience in Oil/Gas company is a must


Please send your application to Gwenael:

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