Indirect Buyer

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Job Description

Job Purpose:

To support, advise and agree on the best solution for no direct procurement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Comply with Health and Safety responsibilities as defined in the company health and safety policy and ensure these are adequately delegated in the absence of the job holder.
  • Support an Indirect purchase budget of circa £13 million p.a.
  • Overall responsibility for supplier selection and contract negotiations.
  • Support selection and business case approval for CAPEX / OPEX supply
  • Provide full real-time saving,  opportunities and risks for the indirect spending areas
  • Read and advise on contracts to suggest the best fit and improvements
  • Responsibility to deliver Purchase Price Variance to budget.
  • Control and support other departments in the procurement of strategic spend
  • Support the development Indirect supply chain strategy with Purchasing Director
  • Deliver synergy savings and work closely with Excel and Vitry team for road and sea transport.
  • Responsibility for contract negotiations for All major Capital purchases.
  • Supplier development
  • Support all energy costs and compliance with CRC legislation.
  • Provide All departments with Purchasing support and input as required.
  • Contribution to our Business Continuity strategy and implementation for Capex spend
  • Suggest and support cross division / county supply opportunities.

Education and/or Experience

  • Experience in an indirect procurement role
  • Knowledge of the transport market
  • Understanding of the energy market.
  • Exposure to capital projects in a manufacturing business

Please note the above job activities are examples of work involved and do not purport to be a comprehensive list of all aspects of the major task

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