Multi-Vendor Buyer

  • Location
    High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
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My client is looking for a Multi-Vendor Buyer to join their team up until the end of the year. While this role is temporary, there is a possibility of it becoming permanent for the right person.


The Multi-Vendor Buyer is required to drive a proactive, best-in-class approach to service parts procurement in support of the OneSource Field Service Team and Enterprise business. These tasks include, but are not limited to, parts sourcing and procurement through OEM's and 3rd party suppliers. Success will be measured by significant gains in fill rate and cost reduction or avoidance and the impact that it has on field productivity and other goals identified by the OneSource Business Unit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Service Technical Support and Global Commodity Teams to develop supply chain and functional capability required to support third party units covered under PKI Service and OneSource agreements.

  • Responsible for implementation of service part pricing in SAP. Interface with key functional partners (Global Commodity and Site Purchasing Teams, Service Marketing and Finance, Corporate Cost Accounting and Database Administration) for regular review and recalibration to ensure competitiveness and viability of margins.

  • Obtain purchased items by forwarding purchase orders to suppliers: monitoring and expediting orders

  • Creates purchasing information by collecting, analysing and summarising data and trends.

  • Manage assigned suppliers, materials and commodities to ensure on-time delivery, high quality parts and services, at optimised costs.

  • Investigate and negotiate agreements with key suppliers to optimise parts availability and cost.

  • Work with planner to insure proper inventory levels to support field consumption.

  • Troubleshoot internal material issues such as quality, receipts and payment issues.

  • Drives efficiency improvements and cost reductions.

  • Interfaces with and manages considerable data resources to support all facets of Purchasing Operations.


  • Detail Orientated- Highly Organised

  • SAP knowledge and experience preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic who can work independently as well as within a team.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - able to interface at all levels within the organisation.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Claire McAllister