Posted on Jul 3, 2019 by CV-Library

Aberdeen, City of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£25k - £38k Annual
Our world class client based on the Southern approaches to Aberdeen has an immediate requirement for a Buyer (initial six month contract which may lead to permanent position).

Description of job function:

Supporting the Supply Chain, the Technical Buyer procures all project related requirements in a sound, ethical manner and in accordance with requirements to assure on time delivery to the end customer.

Will work to a budget set by Proposals and will look to negotiate all request for quotes to ensure we procure better than budget but not to the detriment of quality.

Purchases items consistent with price, desired quality, and requirement date.

Expedites orders to meet on time delivery from suppliers.

Main duties and responsibilities of the Buyer:

Selects suitable sources, requests bids as necessary, evaluates quotation and makes final supplier selection.

Verifies that Bill of Materials details are correct and complete and highlight any discrepancies.

Negotiates pricing, lead times and terms, conditions and recommends best commercial options ensuring budgets are met.

Capture and report to immediate supervisor any anomalies with BOM, budget vs actual costs, lead-times etc.

Performs order expediting activities as required

Liaises with Planning and Projects personnel highlighting any issues with achieving requested deliveries

Establish and build good working relationships with suppliers

Adhere to the Approved Vender supplier procedure with regards to setting up suppliers on our approved vender listing (AVL)

Collate and prepare pre-tender documents to be issued to suppliers for specific tenders

Compile and report Scorecards for allocated suppliers.

To be trained on a variety of supply chain group activities to able to provide absence cover.



Minimum 2 years’ experience within purchasing

Experience within working in a purchasing department on all tendering and purchasing processes

Proficient at dealing with setting up suppliers on an Approved Vender Listing

A good technical knowledge and experience of buying materials and services.

Excellent negotiable package

Reference: 210337634

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