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  • Job reference: RMS0178836

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2017
  • Duration: 6 months +
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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.

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