Buyer, Supply Chain – Bakersfield, CA

New Position Posted: October 08, 2020
Come join us at Crimson Resource Management as a Buyer for our growing Supply Chain Team. We are a company that continues to grow in this competitive industry and offers great benefits with opportunities to advance and work alongside a diverse team of professionals. In fact, Crimson’s Management team has combined experience of over 100 years in the Oil and Gas industry and we are looking for an experienced supply chain professional to join our team.

Position Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop RFx bid solicitations, coordinate specification development and technical clarification requests, analyze quotations/proposals, develop and execute negotiation strategies, finalize commercial term contracts and ensure that all supply chain documentation is maintained in a manner consistent with Crimson’s policies and procedures.
  • Gather data and conduct analyses to understand market fundamentals, supply base, safety compliance, and applicable continuous improvement initiatives for assigned category reviews.
  • Responsible for vendor pre-qualifications, new vendor set ups, monitoring vendor performance, implementation of corrective and preventative actions for quality related issues.
  • Negotiate and implement cost-saving programs, such as volume-based discounts, better payment terms, process optimization, lead time improvements, etc.
  • Assure purchased goods/services are obtained on a timely basis, at the lowest TCO, consistent with Crimson’s quality and service expectations.
  • Work with internal teams in order to provide timely updates on critical projects and vendor milestones to achieve desired goals.
  • Support inventory process improvements through inventory reconciliation and inventory reduction measures. Facilitate the sale or disposal of surplus/scrap equipment and materials.
  • Travel requirements to various jobsites around and outside of Bakersfield, CA.
  • Able to work in various outdoor conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity.
  • Able to wear personal protective equipment when required.

Critical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Understanding of oil and gas industry commodities (materials, product lines, brands, etc.).
  • Ability to organize, plan and achieve results while effectively managing multiple priorities.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and possess innovative problem-solving skills.
  • Possesses strong communication and collaboration skills across all levels of the organization.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience and a BS or BA from an accredited college or university, preferably in Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, Economics; or
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Supply Chain professional in oil and gas operations.
  • Must have good driving record (MVR will be verified).

To be considered for this opportunity, please send resume to:
Crimson Resource Management
Alicia Marion
11200 River Run Blvd., Ste. 200
Bakersfield, CA 93311
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