Buyer (12-months) - VR/26831

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Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Expectations to be discussed

Experienced Buyer required for a 12-month contract with a provider of integrated services to the energy sector. This organisation offers a hybrid working arrangement and a 9-day fortnight.


Reporting to the Supply Chain Lead, the Buyer is responsible for the procurement of required goods and services, for project specific and business requirements.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing suppliers suitable for current and potential future requirements; developing strong working relationships and updating the approved vendor list (AVL) with all new suppliers.
  • Monitoring existing purchasing procedures to ensure that the procurement process is effective and identifying any procedural improvements.
  • Negotiating the best possible price whilst ensuring vendors can arrange accurate and timely delivery.
  • Processing requisitions, RFQs, quotes and the issue of purchase orders to suppliers, for both Materials and Service Orders (in SAP and IFS).
  • Updating and maintaining in house Material Management systems.
  • Co-ordinating kick off meetings.
  • Managing Asset Procurement Status Reporting.
  • Tracking hires.
  • Invoicing queries.
  • Expediting orders to ensure that all promised delivery times from approved vendors are monitored and met.
  • Internal expediting of PRF’s/ POs/cost codes/vendor credit forms.
  • Assisting with qualifications on terms and conditions.
  • Updating and maintaining PSR.


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

  • Proven experience in a similar position within the oil and gas industry.
  • Previous project experience desired.
  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Team Working.
  • Exceptional organisation and problem-solving skills.


TMM Recruitment INDSCC

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