Senior Buyer

£23 - £25 per hour + LTD co rate
24 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Krystal Crofts
Business Management
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
Execute implementation of SCM Strategy in alignment with relevant category team ( mainly mechanical parts, cables, packaging, plastic and rubber parts)
Purchase according to required specification, price, delivery schedule and terms in a global supplier base ( some travelling will be required)

• Manage the cooperation with a portfolio of approved suppliers and oversees their performance in corporation with the Supplier Base Development team;
• Provide market information, analyse and evaluate bids in order to determine the optimal value and negotiate agreements with main suppliers;
• Initiation and implementation of cost-out programs and/or processes to reach financial targets and recommend optimization solutions;
• Coordinate supply orders, delivery and invoice processing together with reports and updates in the systems.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• University Degree in related field;
• Minimum 5 years of experience in direct material procurement in one of the areas categories
• International experience in corporate environment;
• Strong analytical, inference and problem solving skills;
• Strong negotiation and influence skills;
• Comfortable to working with legal and contractual terms and language;
• Fluency in spoken and written English.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.