Assistant Buyer

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Rosyth, Fife
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J900782_1559740301
Contact Name: Lizzie Fox
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2019 14:11

Job Description

Looking for an Assistant Buyer to take on a full-time contract role based in Rosyth, Scotland - ideally should have a couple of years of experience in an Engineering/Manufacturing sector buying role - preferrably; Aviation, Automotive, Defence, Marine, Nuclear, Shipbuilding etc. Must be able to obtain Baseline Security Clearance.

Main Duties:

  • To establish and maintain a good working relationship with Suppliers and where necessary with Customers, such that they would wish to receive and place future business

  • Perform all tasks involved in the formation and administration of Purchase Orders, Purchase in accordance with the Company Quality Procedures

  • Communication with Suppliers, Contractors and Personnel

With the assistance of the central procurement team, you will need to form and issue purchase orders/contracts by performing the following:

- List of Bidders

- Issue request for quotation and where necessary any pre-qualification requirements

- Receive bids and co-ordinate questions from bidders

- Evaluate bids commercially, and issue bids to the appropriate personnel for their technical evaluation

- Participate in selection procedures with appropriate technical and project assistance

- With guidance from Team Lead carry out commercial negotiation on the preferred bidder, where possible agree package deal if this supplier can be used on multiple projects.

- Prepare purchase orders

Administer all Purchase commitments by performing the following functions:

- Initiate follow-up actions with the supplier or in-house project group to ensure performance in accordance with contract terms and conditions

- Prepare monthly report for Team Leader on the performance of each of your suppliers.

- Participate with Engineering and supplier representatives in discussions held to clarify contract/order documents and/or specification requirements. Identifies, defines, and secures agreement regarding potential changes

- Review, acts on, and/or recommend specific action involving contract termination's, claims and disputes, all in accordance with delegated authority

- Assist project Procurement team when instructed in solving and attending to administrative problems on commitments involving high monetary expenditure or risk, engineered technical specifications or supplementary commercial conditions.

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