Technical Buyer (FTC)

Renfrew, UK
07 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Who We Are

James Fisher and Sons plc is a leading provider of specialised services to the marine, oil and gas and other high assurance industries worldwide.

JFD, part of James Fisher & Sons Plc, is the world's leading provider of submarine rescue capability and an established provider of submarine escape training. The company is at the forefront of Hyperbaric Rescue, along with being the leading supplier of commercial and defence diving equipment and saturation diving systems to the commercial industry.

Our Vacancy
The purpose of the Technical Buyer is to provide support to the company Procurement process. This is a varied role best suited to those who enjoy a challenging, deadline orientated work environment. The Technical Buyer who has a proven track record of working with a global supply chain, ensuring best value performance and best in class supply.

Responsibilites include, organising and leading meetings with suppliers, monitoring supplier performance, preparing build data packs, raising and placing purchase orders, obtaining vendor quotations and delivery information, along with a variety of non-routine duties as required.

We are looking for someone who has a good understanding of technical terms with respect to mechanical and/or electronic materials, previous experience in a Purchasing department in a relevant industry and strong computer/MS Office skills are essential.

Contract Type - 12 month FTC / Full-time

Rewards & Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and excellent rewards, for what our employees consider to be really rewarding work.
This includes a number of core and voluntary benefits such as: 26 days annual leave plus Christmas, Boxing Day, 1st & 2nd Jan, early finish on a Friday, pension scheme, life assurance, share save scheme, Simplyhealth plan, eyesight tests and cycle to work scheme.

James Fisher and Sons plc and all subsidiary businesses are committed to creating a diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. For further information on the James Fisher group please visit .

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