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Temporary Buyer - VR/20047

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Status: Temporary
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/20047
Rate: Commensurate with experience

Our client has a requirement for a Buyer to work with them on a temporary basis for a period of approximately 6 months.

The Buyer is responsible for the efficient procurement of project-related requirements whilst ensuring compliance with company processes.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Selecting potential suppliers, requesting bids where necessary and evaluating quotations to make a final supplier selection.
  • Verifying correct details on Bill of Materials and highlight any discrepancies.
  • Negotiating pricing, lead times and terms and conditions. Recommending best commercial options to ensure budgets are met.
  • Expediting orders as required.
  • Liaising with colleagues in Planning and Projects to highlight any issues in achieving requested deliveries.
  • Developing good working-relationships with suppliers.
  • Preparing pre-tender documents to be issued to suppliers for specific tenders.

Applicants to this role should offer a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar purchasing role.

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