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Senior Buyer

Randstad Sourceright
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Contract / Interim / Temporary
Full Time

Job title: Senior Buyer

Location/remote: Newcastle/Hybrid (2-3 days in the office)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Contract length: 6 month, possible extension

Pay rate: 220- 250 per day PAYE

Randstad Enterprise, a international RPO & MSP Recruitment Services has an exciting opportunity for a temporary Senior Buyer to join a one of clients based in Newcastle who is a global leader in energy technology

Our client operates in over 90 countries and has a clear mission to reduce emissions whilst increasing energy supplies, supporting companies and clients to do this on a worldwide scale

The main tasks will be, but not limited to:

  • Early involvement with sales teams to create procurement plans.

  • RFQ (request for quote) setup, sending, and cross-functional quotation evaluation including the facilitation of technical evaluation of obtained offers.

  • Proactive supplier and technology scouting.

  • Manage supplier capabilities to deliver materials and services in line with business requirements related to commercial, quality and supply aspects.

  • Negotiate and implement supplier contracts for projects and support the execution team in case of any project issues caused by the supplier side.

  • Develop and implement external Supplier and Commodity strategies as designated that will drive long-term improvements in Quality, Cost and Delivery, with engagement and support of key stakeholders that enhance competitive and commercial performance of Siemens, its customers and its suppliers.

  • Operate within the Supply Chain Management Team / Procurement Team across the full product / service life cycle ensuring supplier commercial issues are resolved effectively and efficiently.

  • Sharing and implementing best practices and aligning with other SCM / procurement functions globally and regionally.

Your Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in project procurement preferably in the building/construction/oil & gas industry

  • Exceptional relationship development skills at all levels, with proven track record in successful negotiations and relationship management (internal & external)

  • Strong ownership, attention to details and well organised

  • Previous experience with SAP with be beneficial but not essential

  • Must hold a clean drivers licence

RSR supports applications from a diverse talent pool. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements. If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to enable you to participate in the recruitment process, please advise us when applying

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