United Kingdom Aberdeen: Temporary Procurement Specialist

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Aberdeen, ABE, GB, AB21 0GN

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Halliburton are looking for a Procurement Specialist on a temporary basis for maternity cover for a 6 to 12 month period. As Procurement Specialist you will be working in a team of procurement professionals based in Aberdeen.

The Halliburton Europe Procurement team operates as four geographical areas: North-West Europe, Central Europe, Mediterranean Europe and South East Europe.

This role forms part of the North West Europe area which consists of UK & Denmark.  All European geographic area’s work closely together, in supporting Halliburton Product Service Lines (PSL’s) and business units.

Halliburton are looking for a Procurement Specialist on a temporary basis, located in Aberdeen.



The Procurement Specialist is responsible for the procurement of goods and services at the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to the company  whilst ensuring compliance with the companies policies and procedures



•         To source and purchase materials and services in the most efficient and cost effective method in accordance with company procedures.

•         To ensure that a full audit trail is maintained for all procurement transactions.

•         To provide procurement expertise and actively engage with user groups to develop sourcing plans and strategies.

•         To formally appraise and measure supplier performance using the FPAL process.

•         To identify and recommend suppliers whilst ensuring single or sole sourcing is justified and documented.

•         To progress and expedite outstanding orders to achieve agreed delivery dates and ensure that outstanding commitments are accurately reflected on the procurement and supply chain system.

•         To proactively identify potential supply agreement opportunities.

•         To monitor procurement performance within the company and identify areas for improvement and savings.

•         Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Accounts Payable and / or Supplier

•         To run and provide statistical reports and measurements.

•         To act as the point of contact to provide guidance to the Product Service Lines (PSLs)


HSE Responsibilities:

•         Familiarise with the company Policies, including the policies on HSE, Risk Management and Major Hazards;

•         Familiarise with the company’s Management System and its meaning for day-to-day work;

•         Report any incident, near miss, hazards (unsafe acts/situations) and improvement suggestions;

•         Know their roles and responsibilities;

•         Actively participate in any job or HSE training or instruction by or on behalf of the company



•         Job Skills and Knowledge:

•         Relevant industry experience (minimum 3 years)

•         Working knowledge of SAP

•         Familiarity of Terms and Conditions of Purchase

•         Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

•         Display high standards of ethical and professional behaviour

•         Highly motivated self-starter and comfortable to work on own initiative as well as being a good team player.


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Howemoss Crescent, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB21 0GN, United Kingdom


Job Details

Requisition Number: 74082  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Support Services 
Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

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