Non-Fuel Buyer

Job reference: 001549

Location: Larbert

Closing date: 20/08/2021

Employment type: Fixed Term Contract

Department: Supplies

Hours per week: 37.5

We currently have a vacancy for a Buyer (Non Fuel) within our Supplies and Procurement Department at Certas Energy based at our office in Larbert on a Fixed Term Contract until the end of October 2022.

As a Non Fuels Buyer you will work on the Indirect purchasing for the business and will assist with the execution of Procurement Strategies to meet Certas business goals and ensure compliance with processes. You will Influence and encourage procurement change and engagement across the business where applicable and will set out contracts that are fully compliant to support the business and manage supplier performance through appropriate SLA’s.

You will be expected to identify new potential suppliers/service providers while liaising with internal stakeholders to set up a Supplier Relationship Model for non-fuel purchases. This position will require regular travel across the UK meeting internal and external customers.

In this post you are responsible for supporting the internal client base to source the right product at the best price in the correct locations for the business.

You should have experience of negotiating best value and managing supply and customer contracts for long term relationships, with high levels of customer service skills and proven ability to influence key stakeholders.

It is beneficial to have involvement within procurement, and experience of developing policies and controls within the business environment.  A further advantage would be to have strong experience of office suite packages.

Benefits also provided by Certas include discount schemes, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.

Company Information

Certas Energy is the leading independent distributor of fuels and lubricants in the UK. With a national network of over 130 depots, over 900 tankers, more than 800 retail forecourts, fuel cards usable at over 2,000 sites, it is our 2,300 colleagues who keep our business moving each day.

Our team is an essential part of the robust infrastructure that consistently and dependably delivers billions of litres of high-quality fuel and associated services to homes and businesses all over the UK each year.

We’re proud of our range of innovative fuel supply and management services and are committed to provide industry leading solutions in liquid fuels, as the worlds energy mix evolves towards a zero emissions future. From the option to offset carbon emissions with each fuel order, to providing cleaner burning fuels that lower harmful emission of PM and NOx, Certas Energy strive to make our energy expertise count for all of our customers.   

We have a strong culture of safety and compliance principles, driven by our dedicated Safety F1rst and Doing the Right Thing Initiatives. This, teamed with our many programmes of learning, development and talent nurture, means that we can support our colleagues to grow and thrive within a fast paced working environment. This is fundamental to good business performance, and integral to our long-term business success.

The successful candidate will be offered the position of (Non-Fuels) Buyer on Certas Energy terms and conditions of employment.

Certas Energy Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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