Indirects Buyer

Indirects Buyer

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

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  • Salary:

    £18.95 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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A leading blue chip manufacturer is currently seeking an Indirects Buyer for an initial 6 month temporary contract. The role will be home based initially due to covid restrictions but typically based in the Merseyside HQ.

The successful Indirects Buyer will have previous procurement experience in a highly regulated environment (pharma, chemical, food, utilities) with proven experience of working with both internal and external stakeholders to manage key supplier relationships and maintain continuity within the supply chain.

 Responsibilities of the Indirects Buyer include:
  • Deliver savings and improvements in KPIs across key Procurement imperatives of cost, risk, quality, service, growth, innovation and governance
  • Identify, develop and deliver initiatives by working with internal customers as Lead Business Partner
  • Ensure compliance to Procurement Policy and SOPs
  • Key point of contact for daily business operations at a site level, or as actioned to support corporate initiatives
  • Price accountability is to be the procurement business partner with relevant departments across the business working on or leading key site initiatives that deliver hard savings to the business, as well as across assigned categories
  • To support daily procurement process and procedures in the absence of operational buyers

This is a temporary position on a PAYE basis, 37.5 hours a week

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis (outside IR35 Determination). Agency PAYE and Umbrella engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.
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