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Company: Oceaneering International, Inc.
Location: Panama City
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Perform purchasing and administrative tasks in support of MRO and small project needs at umbilical manufacturing facility.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Processes requisitions prepared and approved by others in the PeopleSoft business system.

    • Understand and communicate data to prepare, issue, and review "Request For Quotations.

    • Award purchase orders as instructed, to competent and approved suppliers.

    • Prepare and maintain department reports for monthly review as instructed by others,

    • Creates and/or enters purchase orders into the PeopleSoft business system

      • Manage orders and delivery from approved suppliers and source alternative vendors when needed.

      • Distributes documentation to and from in house departments.


        • Develop a good working relationship with internal customers, like maintenance department personnel, to better understand their needs.

        • Be flexible to change priorities based on business need.


          • This position has NO supervisory responsibilities


            • Reports to Supply Chain Manager

              • Work may be guided by internal customers: maintenance, manufacturing engineer, production



                • High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree is highly preferred and required for upward mobility in the purchasing department.

                • At least 5 years of experience working in a support role where work is directed by others and requires independent decision making to complete tasks.

                • Good working knowledge of Peoplesoft or other ERP systems. Knowledge of purchasing process for SDS-P desired

                • Must be able to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Card) to access facility on Port of Panama City.


                  • Understand and interpret technical specifications and be able to communicate needs to vendors and suppliers.

                  • Ensures that important information on delivery delays or supplier issues are quickly and accurately communicated to internal customers.

                  • MS Office proficiency

                  • Must be able to understand and interpret technical specifications.

                  • Must be able to work within department budget and participates/suggests cost saving measures.

                    Equal Opportunity Employer

                    All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Inc., Tallahassee , Buyer I, Other , Panama City, Florida

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