Buyer - VR/27563

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Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Available Upon Request

Experienced Buyer required for a 12-month fixed-term contract with a global leader in the energy sector. The position is based in Westhill and hybrid working is available.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing sourcing support, including offering cost effective solutions and alternative products.
  • Maintaining good communication with the requestor to ensure that they are appraised of the requisition status.
  • Reviewing requests received for quotation, requisitions, and specifications to ensure compliance with governance, procedures and policies.
  • Selecting approved vendors and consolidating of tail spend orders with a focus on channelling spend through the procurement house/frame agreements, ensuring reduction of transaction costs.
  • Issuing purchase orders based on requisition data.
  • Progressing requisitions to ensure timely delivery and minimising requisition backlog.
  • Communicating regularly with the Department Head and to the customer to provide feedback on activity.
  • Dealing with queries relating to delivery of requisitioned items e.g., invoice queries, short deliveries etc.


Our client is seeking a candidate with following skills, experience, and qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of Supply Chain concepts, preferably within the oil and gas industry.
  • Experienced in sourcing price and delivery for items to be procured on behalf of customers.
  • The ability to recognise new or more efficient ways of working to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Experience with ERP systems.
  • Ability to negotiate commercial solutions effectively for customers.
  • Engaged and proactive in effective supplier management.


TMM Recruitment INDSCC

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