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  • Job reference: RMS0132427

Chartered Buyer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a leading engineering solutions provider for blue-chip companies in the UK.

The Role:
The client is looking for a Chartered Buyer to work on major nuclear projects.

The Chartered Buyer will Support and champion Supply Chain development activities in order to add value back into the organisation. The job may involve
being in charge of a small/medium project or assignment to a special project. The complexity of purchase orders placed may be at a higher level than that of a Buyer.

Pre-qualification of vendors

Prepare draft Invitation to tender incorporating corporate client and project specific requirements.

Issue enquires to suitable vendors with a view to obtaining a sufficient number of competitive bids. Prepare a commercial evaluation of bids received and ensure that technical bids are prepared.

Negotiate and place orders, within delegated limits, in order to meet the cost, delivery, technical and quality parameters of the
project.

The Chartered Buyer will Ensure that the PO status is reported to all required parties, engage expediting and conduct post-contract administration in an
effective and efficient way.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Functional experience in a purchasing role.
Experience of working in a team of procurement professionals.
Experience in a commercial environment, including initiating and delivering cost savings and reducing supply risk.
MCIPS qualified or equivalent

Comprehensive experience within a Purchasing role
Experience of working in a team with procurement professionals
The Chartered Buyer will have experience in a commercial environment including initiating and delivering cost savings and reducing supplier risk.
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