Global Procurement Buyer - Plant & Equipment

GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum +
15 Nov 2021
15 Dec 2021
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Plant and Equipment Procurement Indirect Generalist Buyer - FTSE100 Major - Derby / WFH - £40k + Exciting benefits

World renowned FTSE100 Major is seeking a passionate Indirect procurement Specialist with experience in Plant and Equipment to join their centralised global team and manage a complex portfolio of direct commodities and suppliers. With an outstanding reputation for staff development, this role has a clear trajectory into category management.

As a Procurement Plant and Equipment Buyer you will:

  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to define key business requirements
  • Partner with the end-to-end supply chain to deliver high quality products, seeking out opportunities for supplier rationalisation, competitive tendering, tail spend management, and supplier-sourced innovation
  • Devise global sourcing & category strategies including less mature regions beyond Europe, delivering impressive cost savings and wider commercial benefits that impact company results
  • Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services and reduce lead times
  • Benefit from personally tailored professional development programmes to aid your quick progression within the company

Plant & Equipment Buyer Required qualifications & experience:-

  • Experience in Procurement / Strategic Sourcing / Category Management, with a CV that details commercial achievements (cost savings & avoidance, risk mitigation, supplier relationship and performance improvement, stakeholder engagement)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes or regulatory requirements desired not essential
  • Procurement / strategic sourcing / buying experience within complex global organisations
  • Degree & CIPS qualifications preferred though not essential

If this sounds like an interesting opportunity to you, please send your CV to Sophie at

Key Skills: Procurement, Supply Chain, Plant, Equipment, Indirect, Direct, Procurement, London, Construction, Midlands, Birmingham, Newcastle, Derby, Leeds, Coventry, Procurement, Global, Fortune 500, Supply Chain

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