CAPEX Buyer

Recruiter
AkzoNobel
Location
Slough, Berkshire
Salary
Up to £60000 per annum + pro rata
Posted
03 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
AN0909
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Purchasing
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full-time

CAPEX Buyer

4 - 6 months Temporary

Ashington

£60,000 pro rata

Our client is currently looking for a CAPEX Buyer to join their team based in Ashington. Our client is a leading global paints and Coatings Company and a major producer of speciality chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. They operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods

As you a Buyer you will be working closely with European Category manager on specific category requirements and forming part of the Ashington site-based SAP Plant Maintenance implementation team. Assisting with general local indirect procurement tasks.

A minimum of 5 years' experience in a Procurement or Supply chain role, with a detailed level of understanding of the Purchase-to-Pay process, Capex, SAP, General Indirect spend

Musts:

  • Strategic Category experience preferably within CAPEX
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and in matrix organisation
  • Knowledge of contract writing
  • Demonstrate ability to manage risks
  • Team player
  • Limited travel (UK - Felling / Newcastle area)

Skills:

  • Strong communicator and negotiator at all levels.
  • Good internal and external network
  • Adaptability, flexibility with ability to work independently

Educational Level:

  • UK 'A' level or equivalent
  • CIPS Qualified an advantage (or equivalent)
  • Relevant procurement experience within multinational, multi-site operation
  • Desirable:
  • Knowledge of E-Sourcing tools/E-Commerce

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