Buyer

Job ID: 1082945

The buyer is located in the FCs and is the Procurement Representative on-site. The Buyer ensures that the FC requirements are captured and shared with the Category Teams. She/He is acting as a first escalation point for local supplier issues. She/He ensures that the local stakeholders are appropriately trained on Procurement tools. The Buyer works with the local stakeholders and ensures that the needs of the FC are met.

RESPONSIBILITIES
· Work in full compliance with the company Spending and Transaction policy, educating and driving the correct behaviours of business stakeholders
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· Build effective local stakeholder relationships, ensuring a high service level in terms of quotations and lead-times for local projects
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· Manage the relationship with internal customers - partner with internal customers to positively influence spending decisions, to analyse and make recommendations to the business
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· Understand the business needs within the local business groups & validate the requirements are justified
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· Manage vendors to ensure timely deliveries and quality compliance
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· Ensure availability of all goods and services in time - proactively support business owners to ensure equipment/ consumables/ service availability to meet agreed timescales
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· Execute Purchase Orders including full tracking up to delivery on site
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· Support implementation of Catalogues and promote/execute with local requesters higher spend penetration through Catalogs
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· Ensure flawless procurement procedures on site - working with the relevant individuals to make improvements where required
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· Deliver policy and process training to requesters and key stakeholders/functions
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· Coordinate with local Store Coordinators
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· Identify savings opportunities and partner with Category Managers to deliver savings through tenders/negotiations/contract renewals
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· Support to negotiations, contracts implementation and maintenance, incl. supplier performance metrics
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· Execute and support local and EU wide procurement projects and initiatives including liaising with the Shared Procurement Center
 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Fluency in English
· Effective listening, communication (verbal and written), and commercial mindset
· Bias for action and result driven mindset
· Any additional sourcing and/or purchasing competencies would be advantageous
· Demonstrated success managing inventory, including auditing, forecasting and planning
· Problem-solving and analytical ability
· Ability to identify issues, develop solutions & drive results
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office
· Contract and Price negotiation experience is advantageous
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
· Bachelor’s degree or 2 years’ minimum professional experience in Procurement, Sourcing, Contracts Management or equivalent role
TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: · Up to 10 %

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

  • Company: Amazon
  • Location: Doncaster
  • Job details: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive

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