Senior Buyer

Location
Stonehouse
Salary
£23 - £25 per hour + LTD co rate
Posted
24 Apr 2017
Closes
22 May 2017
Ref
RMS0178836
Contact
Krystal Crofts
Sector
Manufacturing
Discipline
Business Management
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
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.