Buyer, Jobs, 7274

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Buyer - Glasgow

Engineering & Manufacturing - Purchasing/Procurement
Ref: 7274 Date Posted: Monday 18 Jan 2021
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Nine Twenty are working with our Manufacturing client based in the Cumbernauld area in their need for a Buyer to join their team - this will be on a Temporary basis initially.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for on time delivery of Production Materials, Lead Time Reduction, Purchase Price Variance & Inventory Management. 


  • Manage supplier performance 
  • Manages and maintains purchasing parameters in SAP
  • Placing of purchase orders 
  • Resolve supply chain issues and take appropriate action to prevent recurrence
  • Lead direct sourcing initiatives to reduce cost and improve supplier delivery
  • Manage tender processes from project initiation to business award
  • Challenge all cost increases and lead efforts to avoid
  • Support all NPI activities
  • Processes all ECN’s
  • Timely resolution of all good receiving and invoice queries
  • Monitors and reports stock liability and turnover at suppliers.
  • Provides purchasing feedback for vendor scorecard


Skills Required:

  • Previous experience working in a procurement department within a fast-paced manufacturing facility.
  • SAP experience 
  • Problem solver, customer focused & good communicator who is able to multitask
  • Able to work within a team environment 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrable negotiation skills

Please apply directly and Nine Twenty will be in touch.