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Skilled Trades, Engineering Professionals
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Wirral, Metropolitan Borough of Wirral
£35 to £45 per annum
08 Jul 2021
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Ambitek are currently looking to recruit a Buyer for our British Renowned Manufacturer within their field.

Reporting directly to the Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for:

Writing Enquiry documents/sourcing appropriate vendors and running competitive tenders
Carrying out formal tender assessments/normalisation of bids, recommendation of award and chairing and/or supporting Pre-Let meetings with suppliers
Draft Subcontract/Services Agreements, gain the correct internal approvals/sign off and subsequently administer the agreement through to Completion (change control, PMI’s, EWNs, approval of invoices) on behalf of the Senior Buyer and/or Project Manager as applicable
Where requested by the Senior Buyer re any Supplier/Subcontractor performance – take the lead on the issues and their resolution
Compiling a Procurement schedule for approval and the subsequent implementation and management thereof
Providing all schedule and financial inputs to the Senior Buyer and/or PM /finance associated with the externally sourced Goods/Services within their area of responsibility
Placing Purchase Orders as required by the projects procurement schedule and ensuring all governance/compliance around such
Providing support to the Senior Buyer and /or Project Manager at customer reviews /meetings specific to the placement and management of Orders for external Goods/Services within their area of responsibility
Support the Senior Buyer and/or the Director of Procurement with any internal /external audits by clients/approving bodies as may be required
Ensure the use of an approved supply chain
The use of the appropriate forms of Subcontract/agreements/terms and conditions
Ensure Supplier Performance Scoring/reporting is carried out on a regular basis as required by the business and/or the specific project
As required, manage supplier deliverables/expedite Goods/Materials and ensure all necessary reporting against schedules
As required, work with the quality function to properly plan/manage product release activity at Suppliers’ premises
As required, formally close and “Final Account” suppliers Orders/Agreements
Carry out other discrete tasks/support other activities within the function as required by the Director of Procurement

Technical/Engineering Background (Heavy Engineering ideally)
5 years experience working within a similar role
MCIPS (Ideally)

Please send your CV in if you are interested in the role.



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What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

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