Buyer

Delek US Holdings Dallas, TX
Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Role Summary

The role of Buyer will be responsible for the procurement of all Materials and Services. This role exhibits a professional disposition to create and maintain relationships with internal and external customers. The Buyer develops and executes purchase orders and coordinates and expedites materials with suppliers to meet demand, price, specification, delivery and business requirements.

Job Accountabilities

* Responsible for executing the procurement strategies as defined by the Procurement Manager

* Purchase materials, equipment, supplies and services of a specialized or complex nature in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures

* Review and analyze purchase requisitions, investigates and develops sources of supplies, prepares bid specifications, issues bid requests and reviews quotations.

* Interpret purchasing procedures to departments and vendors, as a specialist in assigned material categories, which require a degree of technical knowledge

* Negotiate with select vendors concerning the pricing and availability of materials

* Provide cost estimate to include services and materials for each Work Order and contacting vendors to verify delivery of ordered materials

* Ensure purchasing data integrity and contract adherence and cost analysis

* Work with project managers to ensure that required materials and services for projects

* Contact vendors to verify availability of equipment

* Develop Catalog entries as required

* Maintain the integrity of Catalog

* Create purchase orders and bid requests

* Maintain and ensure that lead times, costs, order multiples, and minimums are accurate

* Negotiate best costs for all goods and services

* Spot buy-purchase for immediate delivery to fulfill demand

* Manage the new item and new vendor processes

* Communicate proactively with internal departments any sourcing or delay issues

* Work with planning team members to evaluate forecast and work orders

* Work with Accounts Payable to resolve any account issues with suppliers.

* Maintain and strengthen relationships with suppliers

* Manage the resolution of supplier concerns within the allotted time

* Ensure proper documentation is sent from the suppliers and that all purchasing activities adhere to established policies and procedures

* Participate in continuous improvement activities in support of Company business goals

* Assist with related special projects, as required

* Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers

* Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

* Bachelors' Degree in a business, engineering or financial discipline and two (2) years of experience in procurement role in an industrial or manufacturing organization

OR

* Associates Degree in a business, engineering or financial discipline and five (5) years of experience in procurement role in an industrial or manufacturing organization

* SAP experience a must.

* Proven knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures

* Knowledge of materials, products, and the commodity market

* Ability to organize and multi-task in a fast paced environment

* Proven communication skills

* Strong analytical and negotiation skills

* Intermediate financial and problem solving skills

* Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and the public

* Ability to Proficiently utilize Microsoft Office Suite office applications; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

* Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information with tact, courtesy, and discretion

* Solid organization and time management skills

Desired Characteristics

* Bachelor's Degree in a business, engineering or financial discipline

* Three (3) years of experience in a procurement role in pipeline logistics or oil and gas organization

* SAP experience a must

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas

Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Procurement, Engineer, ERP, Pipeline, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Energy, Retail

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