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  • Job reference: RMS0185225

Buyer / Purchaser

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/09/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Our Client's procurement team in the UK has a need for a Buyer/Purchaser to support the UK Offshore Wind portfolio with the following task:

*Purchasing of materials and services to our 3 UK Offshore Wind scopes
*Purchasing of operational spare parts - either as call offs from Frame Agreements or single POs
*Holiday cover for the buyers/purchasers.

-Execute operational procurement tasks for the Client in the UK, supporting Offshore Wind scopes, in close cooperation with teams in Aberdeen, London, Great Yarmouth and locations in Norway.
-Create purchase orders and call off contracts in SAP
-Establish and maintain a professional and productive relationship with suppliers
-Planning and Organising
-Plan procurement activities to enable best value to be gained
-Organise procurement activities in compliance with Client procedures and systems
-Consider improvements to the efficiency of the department through forward planning and use of initiative
- Efficient both terms of time and costs

-Take ownership for personal safety and positively encourage a strong safety culture amongst colleagues

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Operations purchasing/buyer experience
* Supply chain experience
* SAP experience
* Strong sense of integrity and impeccable ethics are both mandatory
* A commercial mind and good numerical skills are both important
* The ability to work independently
* The ability to work flexibly and to undertake a variety of tasks
* Good interpersonal skills are vital
* Service minded
* Hands-on with a "can do" attitude

Training or qualifications in SCM and SAP is a requirement.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Degree qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. SCM, business administration, law, etc would be helpful but the main requirement is operational purchasing 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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