Senior (Technical) Buyer / Procurement Operations Lead

Ref No. BHN537335
Location London, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

Global engineering business require a Senior (Technical) Buyer. Applicants need experience as an Engineering Buyer or Technical Buyer and have some previous management/supervisory experience.

Important

Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager, Procurement Operations, Purchasing Operations, Senior Buyer, Technical Buyer, Engineering Buyer

The Job

Global engineering business require a Senior (Technical) Buyer. Applicants need experience as an Engineering Buyer or Technical Buyer and have some previous management/supervisory experience.

The Senior Technical Buyer will function as a Procurement Operations Lead - driving a team of Buyers responsible for raising/processing POs across direct and indirect spend areas. The business engineers/manufactures technical products and applications across a range of industries, hence the need for a appreciation of engineering suppliers, products and stakeholders.

Specific duties of the Senior (Technical) Buyer / Procurement Operations Lead include:

  • Manage resources and delegate workload of Operational Buyers
  • Ensure tenders/sourcing is conducted compliantly while meeting ESGs
  • Interface with Procurement Category Managers and Project teams - understand how activities feed into their strategies
  • Capture supplier performance data and report to help drive improvements
  • Support maintenance of accurate contract management database
  • Stakeholder engagement - Finance, Engineering etc,
  • Procurement representative on ERP upgrade project

Senior (Technical) Buyer / Procurement Operations Lead applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Procurement experience, as a Senior Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Technical Buyer or similar
  • Experience of managing a team, or supervising a team
  • Exposure to a technical industry - manufacturing, engineering, aerospace, automotive, defence etc.
  • Good with systems - MRP/ERP, e-sourcing tools etc.
  • Comfortable with hybrid working
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