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JOB TITLE:             Buyer   


REPORTING TO:     Procurement Manager


LOCATION:             Onshore




Perform purchasing duties for the rigs or office in accordance with relevant company policies and procedures


1.3 QHSE


Responsible for/ensure:

·        Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct and Fight Against Corruption.

·        Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

·        Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.

·        The standard for tidiness and cleanness is adhered to.

·        Good and clear communications with all involved parties.




·        Use only Company Approved Suppliers. Requests for new suppliers must be reviewed and approved by the Procurement Manager and / or Supply Chain Director.

·        Review incoming Purchase Requisitions to review materials requirement for validity and priority.

·        Ensure Fixed Pricing Agreements with Suppliers are being used to maximize cost savings

·        Actively work with Procurement Managers and Category Managers to identify optimal procurement strategies.

·        Obtain and review quotes as per the relevant Company and Local Procedures

·        Follow up promptly clarifications and requests for information from Suppliers or the Rig

·        Prepare Purchase Orders using Company Approved software(s).

·        Ensure Company Policies & Procedures regarding Approval Process, Authority, SOX Compliance and FCPA are strictly followed.

·        Review all material and service requisitions (repair & return included) in terms of quantities, pricing, specifications, account coding, authorization limits, priority, urgency, for accurate preparation of Purchase Orders.

·        Constantly review and assess economics of local purchase against foreign purchase with consideration given to quality, certification, costs and lead times.

·        Continuously review all open Purchase Orders and expedite overdue and outstanding PO’s with Suppliers

·        Process Invoices and Assist Account Payables with invoice discrepancies

·        Maintain a general knowledge of Company Supply Chain and Financial Procedures

·        Document procurement problems to allow effective resolution and prevention

·        Resolve procurement related incidents reported by the end users




·        Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs 

·        Proficient in the use of ERP systems                                                                                        

·        Knowledge of the Supply Chain, Inventory, and Procurement Process                                                              

·      Knowledge of Rig Operations




·        As per Corporate and Regional specific Delegation of Authority matrices.




·        Bachelor degree preferably in Supply Chain Management.

·        5-10 years continuous experience. Ideally has worked offshore for 3 - 5 years and has been actively involved in some aspect of the Supply Chain, Inventory, and Procurement Process

·        Analytical and problem solving skills




  • Advanced Understanding of Supply Chain Process and supporting tools.
  • Full understanding of logistics and shipping management.
  • Full understanding of commercial concerns, operational imperatives and decision-making with regard to global materials sourcing decisions.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Full understanding of corporate business ethics.
  • Local Environmental and Safety regulations/requirements understanding
  • Full Understanding of Seadrills Core Values
  • Full competency in Seadrill ERP & Support systems and Tools.
  • Full knowledge of company standards and internal reference resources.
  • Full understanding of Supply Chain Manual.
  • Understanding of HSE requirements

Seadrill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Must be eligible to work in the U.S.​