Assistant Buyer (Peterhead)

Assistant Buyer: Providing technical support to the Score Group Supply Chain Team

We are looking for a Buyer to be the main interface between Score Group and their clients.

The Buyer is responsible for obtaining quotations from suppliers, raising purchase orders, expediting orders and maintaining supplier relationships. As well as issuing and analysing “Request for Quotation” (RFQ) to supply base.

  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures, standards and work instructions
  • Place all Purchase Orders for assigned/supplier spend
  • Obtain order confirmations within agreed timelines
  • Manage delivery of all orders and expedite accordingly
  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships
  • Support Senior Buyer on delivery of Score Group Procurement strategies
  • Assist Stores team with any delivery queries
  • Assisting Accounts team with resolving invoice queries in a timely manner
  • Issue and manage requests for quotations to supply base
  • Awareness of Fraud/Irregularities
  • Possible requirement to travel may arise
  • Any other reasonable duties as required to meet the needs of the business
  • Previous experience within Supply Chain environment
  • Previous experience within a purchasing role is preferred but not essential as training will be provided
  • Previous experience working with ERP systems
  • Sound working knowledge of MS office package – word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective communication skills
  • Honest and reliable
  • Ability to work well as a team member and to take own initiative
  • Commitment to continual improvement and flexible approach to change
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to delivering HS&E excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication skills both written and oral
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office packages and have strong IT skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to work in a team and on their own initiative
  • A keen willingness to learn
  • Committed to continual improvement and a flexible approach to change

If you like the sound of an attractive salary, contributory pension, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to work with as part of a global organisation that’s passionate about people development, we’d love to hear from you!

With facilities in over thirty locations spanning five continents, Score employs more than 2,000 people including 260 apprentices. The development of future talent is at the heart of everything we do.

A global leader in valves, emissions management and gas turbine solutions, the provision of an extensive range of services across multiple global markets makes Score a dynamic workplace where no two days are the same.

Combining the legacy of 40+ years’ industry experience with ever-evolving ideas and innovation, our energetic team is working together to make a real difference in the journey towards a sustainable future and we’re always ready to embrace fresh ideas and talent.

Are you the right person to play an integral part in that journey?

Contact us today to discuss your future.

Opportunity for all

We welcome applications from all and appoint based on merit. We’re committed to promoting diversity and inclusion throughout our organisation and remain committed to developing an open-minded, global culture.

Application process

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV quoting job title and reference SCE 30 – BUY to

Closing Date 14 June 2024.

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