Project Buyer / Procurement Specialist

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    Leicester, Leicestershire

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    Laurence whiffin

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    3 months ago

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Project Buyer / Procurement Specialist



Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are looking to recruit a Procurement Specialist to join our team based in Leicester. Supporting complex projects within the nuclear industry, the procurement specialist will procure parts, equipment and services with a focus on cost, performance and quality.

Using your experience of delivering procurement solutions into a large organisation or engineering business, you will support the Procurement Leadership team in delivering their strategic procurement plan. You will also be involved in managing sourcing and tendering processes, developing effective procurement strategies and managing a diverse supply chain, which will include monitoring performance and leading negotiations.

What do I need to do to do the role?

  • A track record in engineering or manufacturing within a related industry sector such as nuclear, aerospace and electronics, engineering or M&E, oil and gas, plant and equipment, power and process, or transmission and distribution.
  • The ability to interpret a technical drawing, understand the requirements and then work with our supplier to source the required parts or materials
  • An understanding of end to end supplier management processes
  • The role would suit a skilled technician looking for a project based role or a move into supply chain / purchasing role.

Lastly, you will be able to show the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment with influencing skills with key stakeholders both internally and with our customers and suppliers.

What else do I need to know?

  • The role is permanent and based from our site in Radar Road, Leicester
  • The role would require some UK travel to other sites within the group and to our supply chain
  • The successful candidate will be required to obtain the security clearance appropriate (SC)

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy lifecycle.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Please apply online or call the recruitment team on 01179 309 788 to discuss this role further.