SCM Specialist (Buyer) - VR/24747

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Status: Permanent
Location: Westhill, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/24747
Rate: Expectations To Be Discussed

This organisation takes pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the energy industry. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join a high-performing SCM function. A hybrid working arrangement is available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing and actioning the procurement of goods and services for your allocated vessel, asset or operational base.
  • Planning and executing forwarding and expediting strategies to ensure timely arrival of goods services without undue delay / penalty with clearance.
  • Operating within standardised supply chain policies, processes and systems and leverage those systems to support the provision of relevant and quality metrics.
  • Managing the defined elements of the supply chain process as delegated.  Working within cross-functional teams to work with vendors on cost improvement and to create better value delivery.
  • Contributing to the selection, management and monitoring of vendors.
  • Participating in the evaluation of the vendors.
  • Proactively supporting internal clients with performance of the assigned SCM activities.
  • Maintaining contact with vendors, including appropriate sites visits, during the entire process ensuring adherence to quality and deadlines.
  • Maintaining and producing appropriate reports and logs for all relevant internal parties, proactively highlighting issues to ensure these are identified in advance and can be addressed.


Our client is seeking a candidate with previous experience in a similar procurement role.


The following experience / skills are highly desirable, though not essential:

  • Previous marine / vessel experience.
  • Knowledge of RFQ / tendering processes.
  • Experience of SAP and / or SAP Ariba.
  • Knowledge of market / industry suppliers and service providers.

TMM Recruitment INDSCC

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