Indirect Buyer

Ref No. BHN534239
Salary £30,000 - £40,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

A leading manufacturing business is recruiting an Indirect Buyer. Applicants need previous exposure to indirect procurement (Capex, Consumables FM, MRO, PPE, Office Equipment, non-production site services etc.)

Important

Buyer, Inidrect Buyer, Indirect Procurement, Indirect Purchasing

The Job

A leading manufacturing business is recruiting an Indirect Buyer. Applicants need previous exposure to indirect procurement (Capex, Consumables FM, MRO, PPE, Office Equipment, non-production site services etc.)

The Indirect Buyer will work closely with an Indirect Procurement Manager to develop and execute indirect procurement strategies. Supporting a large production manufacturing facility, the Indirect Buyer can expect to source across; Capex, MRO, FM (hard and soft), utilities, manufacturing consumables, freight/logistics, and stationary/office furniture. The role represents an excellent opportunity to join a mature and successful procurement team.

Specific duties of the Indirect Buyer include:

  • Supply market intelligence activities - understand supplier landscape of assigned indirect categories
  • Supplier selection, review and de-selection activities
  • Tendering
  • Negotiate, place and manage contracts and purchase orders with suppliers
  • On-going SRM and vendor management activities - management of supplier scorecards
  • Foster excellent relationships with relevant stakeholders across the business

Indirect Senior Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Generalist indirect procurement background, as an Indirect Buyer, Site Services Buyer or Non-Production Buyer, Indirect Category Buyer etc.
  • If experience in direct procurement, an appetite/interest to move into indirects can be considered
  • Capable of managing procurement/sourcing activity - tendering, supplier selection etc.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders

Adam Cardey
manages this role


 

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