Purchasing Specialist, Intermediate

Oklahoma City, OK

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Position Summary

The Purchasing Specialist, Intermediate is responsible for timely procurement of gas compressor parts, consumables, and outsourced services purchases for a geographical company operating area. Completes daily task within electronic inventory control system.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Issues electronic and manual orders for repair and spare parts and emergency needs

  • Codes parts able to transactions according to Chart of Accounts (COA)

  • Works with area and regional managers to establishes safe stock levels for parts not previously carried in system

  • Establishes delivery logistics with parts vendors as required according to need

  • Ensures quick delivery of parts and supplies needed for emergency operations response to "unit down" conditions

  • Arranges delivery logistics for transfer of received parts to appropriate inventory location through Warehousemen and Operations personnel

  • Ensures orderliness and organizational integrity of local inventory locations for field operations personnel

  • Qualifies product and service vendors according to quality, responsiveness, and price

  • Be able to travel every 4 to 6 weeks and sometimes at a moment’s notice as emergencies arise.

  • Be in the office 8 HRS. a day Monday thru Friday.

  • If not able to work at office need to notify manager.

Education, Experience, and Training

  • 3-5 years' experience in an operating role in an oilfield service organization required

  • Familiarity with reciprocating compression equipment and its application required

  • Possesses very strong organizational skills

  • Possesses good communications skills, able to discuss mechanical parts and services issues with Company employees of all educational backgrounds

  • Functions well in a strong service culture and can willingly support Company field personnel at all levels and at all times

  • Possesses strong time management skills

  • Able to maintain composure and work well under pressure

  • Able to accommodate the 24/7 nature of field operations in serving the field organization

  • Be available for an "On Call" scheduled rotation

  • Able to act as an agent of change

  • Proficient in the use of electronic inventory control systems and software

  • Able to perform thorough analysis of vendor quality, responsiveness, and price

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software suite

  • Understands basic inventory and warranty claim accounting practices and Company's use thereof

  • Follows procedures within Company Handbook

  • High school diploma required, with some post-secondary education preferred but not required

  • Applicable certifications/trainings preferred

Physical Demands

  • Required to sit for long periods of time as needed

  • Ability to travel to/from site locations

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. unaided

  • Must be able to work under pressure and occasional long or irregular hours

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Kodiak Gas Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

ReqID: JR2225

Join our talent community

Kodiak understands that our most valuable resource is our employees, and in order to provide industry-leading service and runtime, you must attract and retain premier talent. To accomplish this, Kodiak focuses on providing internal professional development and training, as well as the best benefits package in the industry.

Join our talent community

Recognition

Kodiak Gas Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity, please click here .

Kodiak Gas Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at hr@kodiakgas.com or 936-539-3300.