Senior Buyer

Job title: Senior Buyer

Company: McDermott

Job description: McDermott’s CB&I® Storage Solutions group is the world’s leading and most experienced builder and designer of industrial storage products facilities around the world. Headquartered in the Houston, Texas, CB&I has the global expertise and strategically located operations to provide engineering, procurement and construction solutions for our customers’ most complex energy projects.

This role is specifically for Pre-Contract Supply Chain support – Identify, solicit and select reliable sources of supply of materials, equipment and services to support pre-contract project execution. The role directly reports to the Sr Procurement Manager and routinely interacts with Engineering, Operations and Estimating.


  • Proactively embraces and promotes the company’s HSE requirement’s and culture
  • Prepares bidders lists, proactively seeks out and qualifies new potential bidders.
  • Assembles and distributes requests for quotation from vendors.
  • Perform bid evaluations for the pre-contracts including complex type packages or commodities
  • Negotiate complex or large dollar value potential purchase orders for regional and/or international purchases
  • Assists with the evaluation, award and conforming process.
  • May be responsible for soliciting budgetary pricing for equipment, material, or labor to support estimating/proposal efforts for a non-major project or projects.
  • Represents the department in meetings with other functions/management.
  • Proactively recommends, supports and implements improvements to tools, systems and software to improve efficiency and maximize autonomy.
  • Effectively exemplify the company’s Leadership Competencies
  • Actively seeks and utilizes an effective mentoring relationship(s)
  • Establishes medium and long term career and personal development goals
  • Enthusiastically seeks and accepts tasks and projects in rotations that allow for maximum experience and growth


  • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • 5-15 Years of relevant work experience.
  • EPC Industry experience is preferred.
  • BA or BS degree in Supply Chain, Business, Technical / Engineering, Construction Management or related field (preferred).

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 01:51:46 GMT

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