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  • Job reference: RMS0215721

Buyer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months+
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Buyer with approx. 5 years experience in the industry.
Your role will be to support, deploy and implement regional/global sourcing initiatives. Purchase materials according to required technical specifications, price, delivery schedule and terms, policies & procedures.

The objective of this position is to support the business in implementation of regional and global sourcing initiatives as required by the Operations head.
The position will support various category teams and ensure that category strategies are implemented.

Strategic Sourcing (CIPS)
* Consolidate local requirements and provide local benchmarks on demand
* Implement category strategies in close alignment with the regional/global Category leader
* On-board and de-source suppliers and ensure that the procurement system's are updated in a timely manner
* Run sourcing initiatives as agreed by the SCM Business Partner

* Provide local supplier long list
* Provide specific requirements and demand patterns relevant for an RFQ process
* Create local contract amendments to frame agreements

Supplier Management and Quality
* Run regular review meeting with local suppliers
* Solve day-to-day cost/quality/scheduling issues with suppliers

Compliance Management
* Ensures that regulatory guidelines are enforced and adhered to
* Support steering of spend volume to preferred suppliers
* Indirect Materials & Services and Transport Trade & Logistics

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Higher degree in related area or equivalent
* SAP experience
* Excellent English, written &spoken
* Track record of minimum 5 years' experience in Sourcing
* Solid understanding of contract management
* Project Management experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
MCIPS Advantageous
Indirect Buying experience

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.

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