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Indirect Buyer

We are seeking an Indirect Buyer to join our busy and growing organization on an initial 12-month fixed-term contract with the possibility to go permanent.

You will be responsible for conducting procurement activities for indirect goods, contracts, services, transport, and plant equipment.


The client is an international, established, and growing engineering/manufacturing business, with strong and sustained investment in people, capital, and plant.

The ideal candidate for the Indirect Buyer vacancy will possess strong SAP and Excel skills and will be motivated and dynamic.

Working in a fast-paced environment you will carry out a variety of duties and responsibilities.


What is in it for you as Indirect Buyer



  • Salary £31,200 + Benefits 25 + stat Holidays.

    Competitive pension scheme.

  • The position is initially offered upon a 12 month fixed term contract but may lead to a permanent opportunity

  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, flexibility potentially available



Key responsibilities of indirect buyer:



  • Develop procurement processes ensuring compliance and managing supplier performance.

  • Maintain administrative and procurement processes.

  • Understand and challenge price increases.

  • Manage and resolve PO and invoice discrepancies, returns, and quality with suppliers.

  • Ensure high levels of supplier performance and involvement.

  • Rationalise supplier base where appropriate.

  • Liaise with relevant departments to understand requirements.

  • Monitor and review costings, contracts, and applicable commodities.

  • Identify and deliver cost saving initiatives.


What do you need to apply for the indirect buyer vacancy?



  • Demonstrable experience gained in a similar SAP-related role (manufacturing or engineering environment advantageous but not essential)

  • Good standard of education with evidence of maths and accounts related IT/Software

  • High work standards / planning & organisation / attention to detail

  • IT Literate with a good level of competency in SAP and excel


Please apply asap.


Indirect Buyer / Purchasing Assistant / Assistant Buyer / Procurement Assistant


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 MONTHS +
  • Rate: Up to £31200 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Milton Keynes, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Contact: James Soden
  • Tel: 01484645269 07442499917
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2022-07-06 14:38:05 -

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