Technical and Operational Purchaser, Jobs, 6847

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Technical and Operational Purchaser - Stirling & Falkirk

Engineering & Manufacturing - Purchasing/Procurement
Ref: 6847 Date Posted: Friday 14 Feb 2020
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Nine Twenty are delighted to work with their existing client who have an exciting opportunity for a Technical and Operational Purchaser (12 Months Fixed Contract) in Falkirk/Bonnybridge. You will be a part of a global team supporting the primary business goals.


         As the Technical and Operational Purchaser, you will possess the following:

  • Relevant experience in a Purchasing or Buyer role
  • SAP Experience Essential
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong administrative skills, including computer literacy and document control
  • Experience of Microsoft Office
  • The ability to meet time sensitive deadlines
  • The ability to work cooperatively in a faced paced environment


          The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Actively drive down costs by regular reviewing / renegotiation of existing supplier prices and contracts.
  • Identification of new suppliers
  • Negotiation with suppliers
  • Order administration of relevant purchase orders in the existing ERP system (SAP experience is key for the role!)
  • Monitoring of price relevant factors to protect against potential price increases and make use of potential prices decreases
  • Plan and purchase inventory and logistics for the purchasing and supply of all stock and non-stock items.
  • Maintain strategic partnerships with a network of suppliers to guarantee supply of quality stock and non-stock items, to the required specification and at a competitive price
  • Avail of RHIM preferred supplier deals where possible.
  • Report information on purchasing as per targets and deliver on agreed annual savings.
  • Assure regular purchasing reporting
  • Compile and analyse actual spend for the purchasing function versus budget.
  • Work with production and maintenance departments to prioritise requirements and to manage inventory levels, in line with working capital requirements,
  • Develop knowledge of the working machinery of the plant and process to understand the importance of the spare parts/Raw Material requirements
  • Implement and follow the RHIM purchasing policy and procedures


To be considered for this exciting position, please apply today or call Rehana at Nine Twenty on 0141 231 1260 to find out more information.