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London The Leather Market, LM.11.2.1, Weston Street London SE1 3ER

Site Buyer - Indirects

2021-07-21 09:41:18 2021-10-21 Boston Hale

Ref: 0101010

  • Location.

    North London

  • Salary.

    £30,000 - £39,000

  • Type.


Job Description.

Purpose of the Job:

This role is to support all indirect procurement across Synthomer’s UK sites. It’s a great opportunity for a professional with 2-6 year’s experience to grow their career in a FTSE250 company.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Be an integral part of the wider EMEA Procurement Team

  • Deliver best value purchasing: cost savings, quality, flexibility

  • Adopt and promote preferred suppliers. Negotiate and manage the supply base in your region as directed by the Procurement Manager

  • Undertake the operational (transactional) purchasing activities (tendering, PO creation, invoice query resolution, master data (in conjunction with the systems and process team) and follow-up on the purchases with the sites and suppliers – managing quality, time, cost issues etc.

  • Inform & support the Procurement Manager for the region in delivering value and managing supply risk in line with the group procurement objectives

  • Be the single point of contact for the site teams for all their indirect (non-raw material / logistics) requirements and supplier queries (e.g. invoice queries)

  • Liaising cross-functionally with the site teams and AP teams e.g. operations, finance, QSHE

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years’ experience in a petrochem/chemical/manufacturing Procurement team

  • Strong SAP/ERP skills

  • Strong preference for experience buying CapEx, Equipment and MRO

  • Confident working with global and senior stakeholders, suppliers & colleagues

  • Experience of managing multiple contracts and suppliers

  • Graduate or equivalent professional experience; highly numerate

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Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert


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