Vacancies: MRO Buyer

Closing date: 30/11/2021

Job description

As the MRO Buyer, you will be responsible for identifying and procuring goods and services across all indirect categories, with a strong focus on Maintenance, Repairs and Operations.


  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships
  • Manage and monitor contracts to ensure all parties meet their contractual obligations and best value is achieved. Drive service improvements from existing and new sources of supply.
  • Improve spend controls, management reporting and KPIs, building a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
  • Management of MRO spend, Cap Ex planning and utilities spend.
  • Implement and manage inventory of maintenance spares via SAP/MRP
  • Responsibility for sourcing and scheduling Customer Tooling and Software
  • Reporting directly to the Procurement Manager but working closely with the wider Procurement team, Maintenance team, Engineering Director and newly created Facilities Management role.

Skills/experience required

  • Ability to understand engineering/technical drawings
  • Demonstrated experience of operating in a Project Management capacity, leading the delivery of end to end Procurement projects and achieving TCO savings.
  • Experience in contract management
  • Experienced in managing supplier performance
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge & experience in working with SAP would be an advantage but not essential
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply while not essential is desirable


We reserve the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

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