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Senior Buyer

Last Updated Date:  Sep 5, 2022


Company:  Babcock UK

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Senior Buyer 


Location – Renfrew or Tipton


Competitive salary & benefits package


Doosan Babcock are experts in providing engineering solutions from new build projects to upgrades, retrofits and specialist professional services to the energy, industrial and petrochemical sectors. Our customers respect our genuine approach to delivering solutions backed up by our world class approach to safety. Our success is built on the quality of our people, our reputation for technological expertise and best-in-class execution, and the collaborative relationships we establish with our customers. We believe that this approach delivers value for our customers and creates exciting opportunities for our people.


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to provide efficient and effective value added support to the Project Procurement Manager (PPM). This role requires experience in Project Procurement activities for projects in both proposals and delivery phases. The Senior Buyer is required to perform specific procurement tasks associated with engineered packaged equipment to a plan which is established by the project delivery schedule.


Responsibilities Will Include

  • Preparing RFQs, Commercial Evaluations and Purchase Orders taking the engineering category surveillance grades and documentation requirements into account
  • Utilising the document management system to demonstrate compliance to all procurement policies and procedures as appropriate, thus ensuring an efficient and auditable procurement trail
  • Assist the PPM with the qualification of suppliers and contract negotiations to ensure that company/supplier relationships are effective and productive
  • Gather supplier performance evaluations with cross-functional input from Engineering, Quality and on-site Construction teams


We are looking for an individual with experience of collaborative team working on projects within the oil/gas, process, petrochemical, pharmaceutical industries, energy or nuclear sectors. You will have an ONC (or equivalent) in Business Studies, Economics, Office Administration ideally with Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).


Based in Renfrew or Tipton, this role is a permanent position. If you think you could contribute to our team’s success, click “apply now” to register your interest.

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