Buyer Job in Aberdeen
Job reference J17702


  Aberdeen Permanent
Our highly reputable client based in Aberdeen is looking to recruit an experienced Buyer with a focus on Supplier Management.

This is a permanent position, playing a key role in an important area for the business; well suited to procurement professionals with previous experience in supplier management, as 75% of your time would be dedicated to this, with the other 25% being general buying activities.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, your duties and responsibilities as Buyer (Supplier Management) will include:

• Managing suppliers, in line with the company Supplier Management Strategies; highlighting and addressing any areas of underperformance.
• Participating in qualifying, auditing and managing strategic suppliers.
• Selecting appropriate supplier for materials required to be purchased.
• Developing, implementing and maintaining SRM repository and supplier agreements.
• Driving processes to achieve targets on savings and cost-avoidance.
• Reviewing and expanding stock range; facilitating auto-ordering via MRP.
• Researching and developing alternative sources of supply.
• Acting as the point of contact between company and suppliers.
• Monitoring targets and KPIs of Purchasing Department.
• Developing an effective process for management of supply risks.
• Ensuring supplier pricing is maintained at agreed levels.
• Purchasing activities – processing requisitions, pricing requests etc.
• Committing POs in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

If you have extensive experience in a procurement environment, with involvement in supplier management processes. You should have knowledge of a variety of purchasing methods / procedures and ERP systems. A relevant Supply Chain qualification (e.g. CIPS) is preferred, but not essential.

For this new and exciting role do not delay and apply now by sending your most up to date CV to or call 01224 565010 for further information.