Undisclosed Company
Northumberland, Ashington
Up to £60000 per annum
07 May 2019
04 Jun 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

Emma and Andrea are looking for a CAPEX Buyer to join a rapidly expanding team within the world's most advance and sustainable paint plant in Ashington.

The hi-tech facility represents the largest ever global investment by the company's Decorative Paints business. It will become the new centre of production for Deluxe, the UK's leading decorative paint brand.


  • CAPEX Buyer
  • Located in Ashington - Northumberland
  • 8am to 4.30pm - Monday to Friday
  • £60k

Key Responsibilities

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.

Key Objectives/Principal Accountability's

  • Working with the Capex Category lead to align strategy and implement tender process
  • Working within SAP "Plant Maintenance" project (yearly pricing structure for spare parts)

Requirements for Job

  • A minimum of 5 year's 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
  • 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


  • 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 higher
  • CIPS Qualified an advantage (or equivalent)
  • Relevant procurement experience within multinational, multi-site operation


  • Knowledge of E-Sourcing tools/E-Commerce


  • Accessible via public transport / On-site Parking and on site facilities
  • 33 days holidays a year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Pension
  • Manpower Discount offer - AA, Virgin Day experience's, Vauxhall and Merlin Entertainment group

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