Buyer - VR/28248

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

This organisation is a leading integrated solutions provider for the offshore industry who are looking for a Buyer on a 6-month basis with the potential of this becoming a permanent role. The role is based at the company’s office in Westhill.


As a Buyer, you will be the point of contact with the supply chain, for RFQ process, purchasing and providing regular updates.


Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the daily procurement workload generated from the suggested purchase order reports and requisition requests.
  • Updating purchase order line items.
  • Actioning the purchase order exception messages report in thru-put scheduling.
  • Preparing and expediting RFQs.
  • Supporting technical and commercial evaluations by collating and preparing bids.
  • Supporting the negotiation of purchase order terms and conditions.
  • Confirming that purchase order instructions consistently and clearly defining work scope and traceability details.
  • Measuring all vendor performance, delivery on time and quality.
  • Developing and implementing corrective action when required to ensure agreed targets are met.
  • Focusing on delivering cost effective solutions that meet desired quality and technical compliance.
  • Engaging with potential new vendors and assist ASL onboarding.
  • Supporting Accounts Department to review and approve receipted invoices to ensure requested service has been completed satisfactorily prior to approving invoices for payment.
  • Creating parts or services as required within ERP system.
  • Supporting the Project Teams and Tendering Teams.
  • Participating when required in departmental improvement projects, highlighting areas for improvement.


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

  • Sound knowledge and relevant experience of procurement practices.
  • Strong knowledge of vendors.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • PC skills to include, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and ERP.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Ability to liaise with multi discipline Project Teams.
  • Adhere to strict deadlines and deliver a high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the demands of a changing project and organisational needs.

TMM Recruitment INDSCC

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