Cimarron Energy, Inc.

Houston, TX

 Position Overview: Ensures that the organization has the supplies and inventory it needs according to schedule. Assists in purchasing materials, supplies, and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. Communicates with suppliers about the status of purchase orders, problem-solves to reduce impact of late shipments. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner.


Essential Job Functions

  • Act as an agent for the company within the limits of authority delegated.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities by reviewing requirements and working with other departments to have materials when needed.
  • Continually review prices and pricing trends for product categories assigned. Secures the lowest possible price available through the economics of volume procurement by combining purchases.
  • Review opportunities and initiate action for new sources of supply and suitability of materials.
  • Follow up on purchase orders to ensure timely delivery – may include expediting.
  • Assist with administrative functions necessary to return and/or replace rejected material in a timely manner to support the production function.
  • Collaborates with all departments in planning for future and existing requirements necessary to support internal and external customers.
  • Works closely with project managers, and supervisors to keep them apprised of major problems affecting delivery or quality of products.
  • Assists with implementation of long-term agreements in materials.
  • Reviews purchasing records to ensure accuracy and follow through.
  • Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role.
  • Performs other functions not specifically listed above but required by administrative practice on management directive.
  • Establish a strong focus on internal and external customer service.
  • Self-motivated individual with a bias toward action.
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Create and maintain a safe and sanitary working environment.
  • Maintain a positive, collaborative attitude.
  • Other various projects and task as assigned.

 Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field of study.
  • 0 - 2 years of related experience.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) of location will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Syteline Experience 

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to stand, sit and/or walk on a hard surface as well as safely bend, stoop, reach, climb steps and use ladder.
  • Lift up to twenty-five pounds.
  • Vision abilities required: close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Vision to accurately read all related distribution documents and computer monitor screens.


  • Working knowledge of purchasing techniques, practices, and procedures.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written/oral communication and math skills.
  • Results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, and administrative skills, including computer proficiency. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications and other applicable SC systems.

Competencies for Success

  • Ethics and Values
  • Composure
  • Problem Solving
  • Drives Results
  • Patience
  • Negotiating
  • Approachability
  • Priority Setting
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Customer Focus



The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, race, color, religion, sex, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

Furthermore, it is Company policy to provide equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities and protected veterans in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable laws. This policy of non-discrimination shall include, but not be limited to recruiting, hiring, promotions, demotions or transfers, layoffs, recalls, terminations, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to any employee with a known disability who is otherwise qualified to perform the essential functions of his/her job, unless such an accommodation would present undue hardship on the Company’s business operations or unless doing so causes a direct threat to the health and safety of the employee or others in the workplace. An employee who believes that he/she requires a reasonable accommodation because of a disability must notify Human Resources. 

The Company is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at the Company are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualification.