Indirect Buyer - CAPEX

Indirect Buyer - CAPEX

  • Location

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Are you an Indirect Buyer with experience of working within the automotive sector? Have you had responsibility for procurement of goods and services within a production environment?

I am recruiting for an Indirect Buyer to join a customer focused, large automotive organisation based in Northamptonshire. As Indirect Buyer you will have responsibility for a spend of approx £10M focusing on CAPEX that includes IT, Manufacturing and facilities. This is a 12 month fixed term contract and would somebody who is immediately available or on a short notice period.

You will work collaboratively with stakeholders, purchase goods and services, prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules. You will also negotiate contracts, build strong relationships with suppliers and monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.

Your initial focus will be on general capex, machinery and assets but you may also be required to get involved in some direct procurement to cover for holidays etc.

In order to carry out this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Previous procurement experience within an engineering environment
  • Indirect procurement experience - specifically CAPEX
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Computer literacy with strong Excel skills
  • A commercial outlook
  • Experience of ERP systems

In return, you will receive a salary of circa £45,000 to £50,000 along with the opportunity to work for a leading organisation.

This is a 6 month fixed term contract.

If you meet the above criteria and are immediately available, or on a short notice period, please do not hesitate to apply.


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