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Procurement Manager

Our client in Midland is looking for a Procurement Manager to help drive efficiency and cost-effectiveness in their midstream operations. Your expertise will play a critical part in ensuring the seamless acquisition of goods and services essential for their activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate in end-to-end procurement processes, encompassing sourcing, bidding, negotiations, and contracting, to secure timely and cost-effective procurement of goods and services.
  • Identify and assess potential suppliers, establish and nurture relationships, negotiate contracts, and monitor supplier performance to ensure adherence to quality, cost, and delivery standards.
  • Follow requisition authorization protocols.
  • Manage purchase orders from inception to completion.
  • Generate and oversee purchase orders in the NetSuite system, emphasizing accuracy, adherence to procurement policies, and timely processing.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to forecast inventory requirements, monitor stock levels, and coordinate with suppliers to guarantee on-time deliveries while minimizing stockouts and excess inventory.
  • Conduct market research, analyze pricing trends, assess supplier proposals, and negotiate favorable terms to optimize costs without compromising quality.
  • Uphold compliance with legal and regulatory requisites, maintain precise procurement records, and handle documentation pertaining to purchases, contracts, and supplier agreements.
  • Identify opportunities for process enhancements, standardization, and automation within procurement to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as operations and finance, to align procurement activities with overall business objectives.
  • Review and execute purchase orders, change orders, and related documents within delegated authority.
  • Analyze existing procurement practices and recommend improvements, including more efficient procurement methods like e-procurement, quantity discounts, standardization, value analysis, or cooperative purchasing.
  • Effectively communicate purchasing policies and procedures to all team members and provide interpretations when necessary.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for all solicitations, responses, purchase contracts, correspondence, and related follow-ups.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business Law, Finance, Purchasing, or a related field.
  • Certification as a Certified Professional Public Buyer is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SOX compliance is required (experience in the SWD sector is a plus).
  • 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible experience in purchasing and procurement, preferably in the midstream industry.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure project delivery methods.
  • Proficiency in handling purchase orders and change orders.
  • Strong leadership skills and contract negotiation abilities.
  • Competent in project management.
  • Ability to cultivate effective working relationships with various departments, employees, suppliers, and professionals.
  • Proficiency in making complex and sensitive decisions with initiative and judgment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey complex technical subjects clearly and positively.
  • Punctual project completion and schedule management capabilities.
  • Impartial and objective in awarding contracts and making difficult decisions.
  • Possess high personal and professional ethics and integrity.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 365 and NetSuite is advantageous.

Preferred Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of business practices related to purchasing.
  • Proficiency in contract documents, solicitation methods, and contract administration related to procurement.
  • Good understanding of laws, policies, and procedures governing public procurement.
  • Solid mathematical skills for computations and basic cost and price analysis.
  • Some knowledge of cost accounting as it relates to price and cost analysis.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of teamwork.

Thank you for your interest in this role, but this position is now closed. We encourage you to still submit your resume to for future opportunities that may align with your skills and experience. Thank you!