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Buyer and Procurement Support Role: London £65k

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Recruiter: Huxley
Listed on: 8th January
Location: City of London
Salary/Rate: £60,000 - £65,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Buyer and Procurement Support Role: London £65k

  • Are you a Buyer with Procurement Support Experience with both Direct & Indirect Buying experience?
  • Do you have proven Buying experience, within an Industrial Production, Chemical, Manufacturing or Engineering Sector, supporting Capex purchasing and EPC Management for a Project environment?
  • Do you want to work for a fast-growing and innovative company who are heavily investing in their technology for scale-up and growth?

If so, then please see below….

Buyer and Procurement Support Role: London £65k

Huxley Engineering and a European Industrial Production Innovator are looking to recruit a Buyer and Procurement Role Specialist for their London HQ (Central Function) to support significant investment to increase both production capacity & capability in the UK, Europe & USA.

Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the Buyer & Procurement Support Role will support the growth strategy and future plant expansions, undertaking a holistic procurement approach to deliver greater value to the business.

Key Responsibilities of Buyer and Procurement Support Role:

  • Support key procurement activities across major projects
  • New Supplier Approval
  • Supplier due diligence checks
  • Catalogue Management P2P
  • Super User S2P
  • Training e-Sourcing, SRM, Cm
  • Facilitating sourcing events
  • Handling workflow orders
  • Tail spend management
  • Amazon management
  • Travel account management
  • Spend analysis - Identification and delivery of cost reduction opportunities and measures
  • Handling invoice queries
  • Risk Management & Compliance

Skills, Experience & Competencies Required for Buyer and Procurement Support Role:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a relevant procurement function
  • Proven and broad experience of procurement, within a sector background in Industrial Production, Chemical, Manufacturing or Engineering
  • Experience of a brad range of indirect categories, to support on-going business (desirable)
  • Proven supplier evaluation & relationship management skills
  • MCIPS Qualification (Or working towards MCIPS)
  • Previous experience of working with internal & external stakeholders at a Senior Level and able to develop relationships at Senior Management & Board Level
  • Strong influencing and negotiations skills

For the successful Buyer and Procurement Support candidate, a salary up to £65k + Benefits is on offer and this Buyer and Procurement Support Role, though based near the City of London is close to Liverpool Street Station; Waterloo Station, London Euston Station, Victoria Station and accessible from South London, West London, East London and North London, as well as Slough, Leatherhead, Crawley, Dartford, Romford, Maidstone, Stevenage, Watford, Hatfield, St Albans and Maidenhead.

To be considered for this Buyer and Procurement Support Role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit

Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

Contact Name: James Griffiths
Reference: TJ/3000/HA-33628516_1610131208
Job ID: 2885837

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