Procurement IV

Location US-TX-Houston
Job ID
Discipline or Craft
Procurement / Supply Chain
Trade & Craft

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Procurement IV professional with experience in oil and gas.  This position will be a 6-month assignment within a Wood Client office in Houston, TX with possible opportunities for extension and potential long term assignment. The Procurement Specialist should have a strong background in capital projects purchasing activities including, but not limited to buying, expediting, logistics, supplier relationships, materials coordination, and materials management.  Oil and gas project procurement experience needed. Project Procurement Manager (PPM) background preferrable.


Location: 1400 Smith Street, Houston, TX 77022

Schedule: Mon-Friday (Full-time) -- Onsite 

Contract Duration: This is a 6 month-1 year sub-contractor position within a client office with opportunity for extension. 

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K + company match, PTO/Vacation and holiday 

Other: All offers are contingent upon clearing a full drug screen, clean background and motor vehicle history report.


Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required


Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales. Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment.
  • Procurement is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization.
  • A purchasing agent is responsible for the purchase of machinery, equipment, parts, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment.

Skills / Qualifications



  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data.
  • Strong ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain management.
  • Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.




  • Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required.
  • 8-10 years finance related experience required.
  • CPSM/CPPM/CPP (Certified Professional Supply Management;
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Management;
  • Certified Purchasing Professional) preferred.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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