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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

  • 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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