Buyer II

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. Aker Solutions employs approximately 16,000 people in more than 20 countries.

Aker Solutions' based in Mobile Alabama is seeking a talented/experienced individual who can strengthen our team and support our ambitious growth plans. We are looking for a Buyer II.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Develop, issue, and manage RFQs (Request for Quotes)

Issue & Manage POs (Purchase Orders)

Manage the clarifications, engineering changes, concessions and deviations with suppliers, engineering and projects

Provide detailed written status updates for critical POs (long lead, critical path, complex)

Participate in project meetings as required and provide updates on supplier progress

Make site visits to suppliers as required for critical POs & to build relationships and knowledge

Arrange and coordinate international shipments as per Foreign Trade Zone procedures

Assist in supplier invoice approval process & in addressing supplier payment issues

Close out POs

Ensure all suppliers are qualified per Aker’s Supplier Qualification Procedure

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • BA / BS in related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement / logistics
  • Experience working in an industrial setting

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Contact Us:

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

For further information please contact: Julie Watkins, Sr. Recruiter,