McDermott Job Application – Senior Procurement Specialist

McDermott International

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the procurement of materials with good understanding of requisition requirements, the international standards, codes and regulations pertaining to projects/operations materials used in the offshore construction industry.
  • Assist to establish appropriate procurement strategy for different project/operations materials.
  • Develop and maintain a sound vendor base, survey the market for new potential supply sources and market trend in price & delivery. Evaluate and monitor vendor performance on continual basis.
  • Perform the “RFQ” process:
    • Review requisitions to verify completeness and accuracy.
    • Issue RFQ to vendors and secure compliant offers.
    • Liaise with Engineering or Requisitioner to ensure that TBE’s are completed on schedule, if applicable.
    • Coordinate the vendor clarification process.
    • Perform commercial bid evaluation.
    • Obtain commercial clarifications.
    • Ensure vendor selection in compliance with MOR procedure to meet project budget and delivery requirements.
  • Maintain sourcing list to track RFQs and expedite quotes from vendors.
  • Prepare Recommendation of Award and obtain required approvals in compliance with procedure.
  • Maintain confidentiality of procurement data in compliance with company guidelines.
  • Place POs with selected vendors. Review and approve orders that are within approval limit. Provide ongoing Purchase Order administration including PO revisions, resolution of discrepancies etc., as required during the execution of the order.
  • Maintain purchase order files.
  • Ensure audit trail for procurement documents.
  • Assist the expediting process:
    • Provide help and guidance to expeditors.
    • Resolve commercial clarifications with vendors If any;
  • Watch the market closely to determine the trend in price levels, business activities, delivery lead time, availability of manufacturing capacity and so on.
  • Assist resolving delivery non-conformance issues, OS & D issues if required.
  • Support bid pricing process by providing accurate and timely Inputs in bid pricing process, coordinate with the Bids & Proposal team in Procurement to ensure compliance with bid requirements.
  • Regularly exchange information on new products and sources, market trends and lessons learnt with peers, supervisor and Manager.
  • Supervise, directs, trains and coordinates activities of assigned personnel.
  • Ensure compliance to procurement policies and procedures.

Company Overview and Core Values:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

At McDermott, we hold all employees accountable to follow our 5 core values.

  • Integrity – we maintain a firm adherence to legal and ethical conduct.
  • One Team – we are one company, where everyone is equally important.
  • Go Beyond – we seek courageous and creative solutions.
  • Well-Being – we promote all forms of well-being.
  • Commitment – we are reliable and dependable in delivering quality solutions.

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Employee Status

Direct / Regular



Job Posting

Jul 28, 2022, 3:40:21 PM

Job Details:

Company: McDermott International

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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