National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry that supports customers' full-field drilling, completion, and production needs. Since 1862, NOV has pioneered innovations that improve the cost-effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and environmental impact of oil and gas operations. NOV Rig Technologies makes and supports the world's most advanced drilling solutions. With a long history of manufacturing advanced drilling equipment packages think top drives, iron roughnecks, draw works, BOPs, and risers-as well as complete land rigs, we're constantly working to solve our customers' operational challenges. We're designing new technology and robotics that deliver increased automation; expanding our training offerings to help our partners close the industry's generational gap; and developing smarter, more advanced drilling solutions for all types of land and offshore environments. We're continually pushing our own standards higher to deliver the safest, most efficient, and most reliable drilling solutions in the world. Join us as we continue to power the industry that powers the world. NOV Pressure Control Group is currently recruiting for a Buyer to join our team at 6390 North Eldridge Pkwy. The main responsibilities of this role include: JOB SUMMARY Identify and select suppliers, complete requests for quotes, issue and expedite orders, coordinate arbitrate contracts, close out purchase orders and provide information and knowledge to co-workers and supervisors. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Identify and select primary and secondary suppliers.Complete requests for quotes and negotiate procurement contracts.Issue purchase orders and expedite orders.Coordinate contract agreements between suppliers and NOV.Verify the purchase orders and keep PO status up to date.Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures. FACILITY/GROUP SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Apply best practices to maintain NOV guidelines regarding price, service, quality, and delivery.Process "Return to Vendor" reports and rework Non-Conformance reports. Initiate vendor chargeback and co-ordinate with various departments to process credit memos.Manage "EPP" and "Oracle" systems.Maintain standard cost of individual Buy parts.Process invoice discrepancies.Participate in interdepartmental projects/activities as assignedApply best practices to maintain NOV guidelines regarding price, service, quality, and delivery. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS 2-3 years' experience as a buyer/purchaser or equivalent experience.Bachelor's degree preferred.Experience working within a QMS system of ISO 9001 and API Q1 an asset.Experience with ERP system required.APICS Certification preferred.Knowledge of ISO, API, ASTM Material Standards preferred.Knowledge of Casting, Forging, Heat Treatment process and raw material procurement preferred.Knowledge of machining, Special coating & other manufacturing processes preferred. BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES Drive for Results.Integrity and Trust.Business Acumen.Strong time management and analytical skills.Strong Written and Verbal Communication. TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES NegotiatingConflict ManagementTechnical LearningProblem SolvingProficient in use of Microsoft Office suite of products.