Buyer - Global Engineering Major - £35k

GBP25000 - GBP35000 per annum +
26 Aug 2017
25 Sep 2017
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer - Global Engineering Major - £35k + Excellent Benefits - Bristol + Multiple Locations (London, Midlands etc..) - Major Transformational Project

FTSE100 Engineering major seeks an ambitious buyer to engage on business-critical projects in a newly-created area of their procurement function. Operating in the most innovative area of the firm's commercial function, the successful Buyer will work alongside a wealth of executive stakeholders as procurement is driven towards best-in-class. Joining a growing team, this position has a natural path for progression and could be an ideal opportunity for aspiring procurement managers.

Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Engaging cross-functionally with various business units to develop strategic category plans across direct spend categories
  • Strategically source new suppliers, managing the full end-to-end tender process to maximise savings and create value within the function
  • Liaising with global stakeholders to ensure the consistent expansion of the procurement function
  • Creating and implementing innovative ideas for the long and short-term development of the function

Buyer Requirements:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across direct or indirect categories with a proven track record of generating savings and creating value in a function
  • Experience strategically sourcing new suppliers and managing the full end-to-end tender process
  • Strong experience drafting and managing contracts with existing and new suppliers
  • CIPS and Degree qualified (desirable) achieving a 2.1 or equivalent

To find out more and apply please send your CV to

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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