Lewis Energy Group

  • Procurement Associate

    Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Req No.
    2018-7876
    Category
    Procurement / Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Summary: Coordinates with end users and third parties to provide quality and cost effective options for the procurement of material and equipment necessary to perform day to day operations.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Documentation:  Receives, records, and stores manually and electronically vendor documents such as MSAs, and Price Agreements.  Assists in the collection, analysis and reporting of key metrics.

    Purchase Order Processing:  Monitors purchase order activity to ensure completed purchase orders are closed in system.  Updates purchase orders as required to reflect accurate delivery dates of product on order.  Reconciles problem invoices related to purchase orders.  Sets up vendors in system.  

    Product Coordination:  Develops sources, requests pricing and delivery, places orders, and follows up until product is received.  Prepares bid document, offers recommendations to management of market conditions and supplier based activity, which could affect pricing and/or delivery.  Expedites deliveries to meet customer schedules in the field.  Works with freight forwarders and logistics on a daily basis.

    Supervisory Responsibilities                               
    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications 
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience                               
    Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in Supply Chain; and zero to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language Skills                               
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

    Mathematical Skills                               
    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

    Reasoning Ability                               
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Computer Skills                               
    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  Previous experience with supply chain software preferred.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 
    Certified Professional in Supply Management is a plus.
    APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is a plus.
    APISC Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) is a plus.

    Other Skills and Abilities                               
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    Excellent negotiation skills
    Strong analytical skills to drive sound business decisions with a high degree of accuracy.
    Positive attitude and ability to successfully work in a team environment.

    Other Qualifications                               
    Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Supply Chain or engineering preferred.
    One to two years of procurement/supply chain experience with upstream oil and gas operator preferred.
    Exposure to and familiarity with contracts.
    Previous experience with ERP system preferred.
    Weekly field travel is required. 

    Physical Demands 
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    Work Environment 
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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