Purchasing Manager - VR/29477

Status: Permanent
Location: Kintore, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Available Upon Request

Purchasing Manager required on a permanent basis for a provider to the offshore energy sector based. The role is full-time permanent position.


As Purchasing Manager, your responsibility is to coordinate purchasing of direct/indirect and provision of repairable parts, to satisfy stock models, urgent requirements and scheduled maintenance events.


Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the purchase and provision of goods to maintain stock levels and satisfying requirements.
  • Planning parts provisioning including rent, lease, and purchase.
  • Minimising costs whilst adhering to a safe efficient supply and promoting this awareness to staff.
  • Communicating changing lead times and non-availability of parts to other managers as appropriate.
  • Ensuring activities are satisfactorily undertaken to support core returns, and repairs.
  • Ensuring that all duties commensurate with the roles are managed effectively.
  • Managing performance of all purchasing staff.
  • Ensuring that all training and development needs of the staff are met.
  • Ensuring that the department is resourced appropriate to fulfil the needs of the department efficiently.
  • Informing the operations daily of an update on the movement of critical parts.
  • Liaising with Accounts Payable to ensure correct and timely payment of invoices.
  • Liaising with Fleet Management to ensure Bristow’s supply contracts are effective and cost efficient.
  • Liaising with Inventory & Planning Manager to identify excess and surplus stock, and future requirements.
  • Liaising with Maintenance Planning organisation to coordinate the timely receipt of components and parts.
  • Developing and managing relationships with suppliers and repair and overhaul providers.
  • Carrying out vendor auditing and scoring in compliance with the supply chain manual.
  • Carrying out supplier visits to support audit program.
  • Creating and maintaining strategic relationships with vendors to minimise financial planning risk.
  • Working with Compliance to review NCRs associated with supply of parts and Monitor supplier performance.


Applicants to this role require:

  • Experience of working in a purchasing environment.
  • CIPS preferred.
  • Experience in technical purchasing and contracts.
  • Experience in managing a team.
  • Ability to articulate, summarize, and present information clearly to audiences with different backgrounds and at different levels of the company.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and coordinate common resources.
  • Ability to interface well with leadership, management and internal and external clients.
  • Ability to assigns tasks and responsibilities to others and provide clear instruction and direction.
  • Weighing alternatives, considering both short and long-term effects and then being resolute in the decisions they make.
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving ability is required to ensure solutions are determined.
  • Highly collaborative, works with all stakeholders to deliver results and keep others informed.
  • Ability to travel as this position will require 15% travel.


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