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One Gas Buyer II in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Position Description:

Procures materials and/or services from suppliers after giving consideration to cost, quality, and service and company policies and procedures.

Review and analyze material needs, investigate and develop sources of supply, manage supplier performance objectives and outcomes, and coordinate with customers in the sourcing of supply materials.

Process purchase requisitions including but not limited to:

  • Researching products

  • Clarifying specifications

  • Documenting competitive bids

  • Following up on back orders

  • Expediting special delivery requirements

Prepare and distribute requests for quotes from vendors. Analyze quotes and reviews with representatives of various business units prior to determining vendor selections.

Negotiate and make assignments of purchase orders and/or blanket purchase orders for materials, supplies, and equipment.

Seek out and develop minority suppliers.

Prepare monthly status reports concerning major purchase agreements and other activities.

Calculate, analyze, verify, and maintain items including but not limited to:

  • Bid sheets

  • Freight charges

  • Item costs

  • Trade and chain discounts

  • Invoices

  • Blanket and standard purchase orders

  • Material failure reports

  • Procurement mismatching

Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Preferred Bachelor's Degree business administration or related field or equivalent formal education to include a combination of courses such as materials management, accounting, purchasing, computer sciences, microeconomics, business law, business communications, algebra, or interpersonal communications PLUS the following job related knowledge or experience:

  • Experience working with company's purchasing processes and policies.

  • Working knowledge of materials, equipment, and supplies procured through Company purchasing and materials functions. Working knowledge of similar functions across company business units.

  • Experience expediting, verifying, and/or authorizing orders for materials, supplies, and equipment.

  • Experience in use and function of office equipment applicable to position including accessing mainframe applications and utilizing microcomputers and applicable software.

  • Experience with application of math and algebraic formulas applicable to position.

Experience and/or training including but not limited to:

  • Storeroom operations

  • Project management

  • Material/inventory management

  • Spreadsheet and word processing applications such as Excel, Word, and Access

  • Relational database applications such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, and Walker

Experience reading and interpreting manuals, catalogues, contracts, warranty agreements, forms, reports, material requests, and correspondence.

Demonstrated ability to compose and/or prepare purchase contracts, governmental reports, forms, and correspondence.

Demonstrated ability to interact, assist, negotiate, and communicate effectively.

Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

Minimum Applicable driver's license.

Able to operate tools and equipment required.

Mobility to travel in office surroundings and around job sites out-of-doors.

Able to exchange verbal and/or written information and/or instructions.

Peripheral vision and accurate depth perception.

Visual abilities sufficient to perform job duties.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 3182

Functional Area: Resource Management

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Relocation Provided: No

Location: Tulsa, OK


Internal / External: Internal and External

Experience Required: Not Indicated