Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer, Cheshire WA16, 12 months+, Rate c£35 - £50/hr Ltd Co NEG(OUTSIDE SCOPE)
Key words / skills: Buyer, Procurement, Process, Oil & Gas, MCIPS, Chemical Engineering.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working with a client inCheshire WA16 in order to recruit a Senior Buyer to work on an ongoing position.
As a Senior Buyer your duties and responsibilities will include:

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities
Process new supplier requests from business users and carry out supplier assessments.
Carry out annual approved supplier reviews.
Monitor and Maintain approved supplier list.
Process purchase requests for goods and services.
Sourcing and negotiation of delivery terms for low value / risk materials and services.
Sourcing and negotiation of price, specification, quality and OTIF for medium and high value
/ risk materials and services.
Promote purchasing procedures to business users to encourage compliance.
Support with periodic review of purchasing procedures.
Help to develop additional purchasing procedures.
Develop category management plans for specific commodities as demand grows.
Forecast demand and produce sourcing plans for multiple client projects.
Tender site work / construction packages for multiple client projects.
Monitor and maintain NDA register, draft and issue NDA’s as required.
Review and negotiate supplier terms and conditions.
Negotiate and develop supply agreements for purchase of construction services, capital
equipment, installation and commissioning services.
Manage supplier performance and improvement.
Manage site queries and disputes with contractors and sub-contractors. 

You should have a strong eye for detail and be able to maintain high levels of accuracy in
your work.
You must be well organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload accordingly
whilst dealing with conflicting priorities.
You must have good negotiation skills with a proven track record of achieving desired
Commercially strong and contractually aware, skilled in reviewing and drafting supply
agreements and ensuring mitigation of risk.
Working with Civil, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering Forms of Contract to deliver
Managing contracts from implementation to close out with demonstratable evidence of
improving supplier performance.
Experience of project purchasing would be desirable specifically in relation to renewables
and recycling, construction and civils.
A background in purchasing process equipment and related services would be advantageous
for this role.
Extensive sourcing experience with exposure to IT hardware and software, communications
equipment and services.
Sourcing goods from EU and international sources, negotiation of incoterms with knowledge
of freight forwarding and customs declarations.


You will need to have purchasing experience with minimum of 5 years and you should have
been working as a senior buyer for 3 years.
MCIPS or working towards.
Experienced in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Competently write RFQ’s, ITT’s and commercial bid evaluations.
Analytical capabilities with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
Familiar with technical drawings with the ability to identify sourcing requirements. 

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.