2fawcett Recruitement

Buyer (Indirect)

Role: Buyer (Indirect)
Salary: £32,000
Location: Derby
Type: Permanent

2fawcett are recruiting for a Buyer (Indirect) to join a company based in Derby on a permanent basis.

As the Indirect Buyer, you will be responsible for seeking supplier quotations to support the Procurement and Commercial Team with indirect purchasing and tender submissions.

This role involves a level of technical / engineering knowledge, and you should be able to interpret BoM's, Material Specifications and Drawings.

Role & Responsibilities of the Buyer (Indirect)
, Ensuring compliance with internal governance, following policies and procedures
, Prioritisation of own workload to ensure deadlines are met
, Indirect Procurement as directed
, Any additional tasks / duties deemed necessary within the purchasing function
, Supporting the Commercial and Tendering function in obtaining supplier quotations for
material and service requests, pricing BoM's etc
, Supporting Indirect procurement requirements obtaining supplier quotations for material and
service requests
, Obtaining supplier documentation / information, as requested by the tender
, Understanding technical specifications and drawings
, Ensuring tender information is submitted to the Commercial Team timely, to enable tenders
to be submitted by their deadline
, Attending Tender Bid / No Bid Meetings
, Attending Tender Risk Reviews and Approval Meetings if required
, Liaising with key internal stakeholders (e.g.

Engineering, Project Managers, Planners etc)
, Pre & Post Tender supplier negotiations
, Negotiate Savings / Cost Avoidance and maintaining the Savings Tracker

Requirements of the Buyer (Indirect)
, Engineering experience essential
, CIPS (Preferred)
, Positive attitude
, Good timekeeping skills
, Strong interpersonal skills
, Able to manage multiple activities in parallel but ensuring tasks are closed in a timely manner
, Strong team player, within Procurement & Supply Chain team and throughout the organisation

What will you get in return
- A fantastic team
- A competitive salary
- Progression Plans

Working Hours
Monday - Friday Full Time

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