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Buyer

Salary: £0

Location: GL2

Job type: Permanent

Category: GL2

Undertake all purchasing responsibilities to support the P2P (Purchase to Pay) process. This includes processing purchase requisitions and new supplier applications for individual sites and supporting invoice queries (when Purchasing Team’s responsibility). * Managing, negotiating and contracting RFQs and tenders for specific allocated projects. * Report and deliver cost savings in accordance with process and procedures and accurately updated on relevant tools. * Where applicable, monitors supplier performance. * Works collaboratively within the Purchasing Team to understand and support business strategy. * Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders. * Achieve the lowest total cost of acquisition for goods and services taking into account quality, cost, delivery & service requirements. * Working with Category Managers or Purchasing Manager to manage operational requirements to implement commodity strategies. * Propose improvements of tools and processes within the Group. * Attend meetings at other locations / business units as required. * Provide efficient and effective customer service. * Adhere to all Group Policies and Procedures. * Undertake any training and development activities outlined and agreed as part of the annual appraisal / objectives setting. * Take care of your own safety and the safety of others at all times by complying with the Health & Safety Policy at all times. * Represent the company in a professional manner at all times. * Perform job responsibilities to the level identified in Internal Control procedures, policies and standards. Maintain an understanding of internal control standards and requirements. * This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities and you are expected to undertake any other duties as reasonably required within your competency Experience / Skills Essential: * Demonstrable experience of working within a Purchasing Department. * Proficient with MS Excel; MS Word and MS PowerPoint. * Able to work with, influence and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders. * Experience of managing projects and working to deadlines. * Demonstrated ability to react, negotiate and manage multiple procurement contracts of varying values. * Proficient administration, numerical and organisational skills. * Previous experience of working with SAP, or similar package. Desirable: * Previous experience of working within a Purchasing role. * Experience of working within a Shared Service Centre environment. * Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information. Qualifications Essential: * Business Administration qualification, or similar. Desirable: * CIPS qualification * Previous Customer Service training or qualification Competencies / Behaviours: All roles at Safran UK are expected to demonstrate the ‘SHARED’ values and behaviours in all aspects of their role; as outlined in employee handbook. Essential: Relating & Networking Writing & Reporting Following Instructions & Procedures Achieving Personal Work Goals & Objectives Reliable self-starter with the ability to work remotely

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