About GCP Applied Technologies
GCP Applied Technologies provides premier Speciality Construction Chemicals (SCC), Speciality Building Materials (SBM) for many of the world’s most renowned structures.
About your department/function
The Procurement, Sourcing & Supply Chain Team strategically and tactically manages the purchasing of raw materials & packaging, incorporating logistics planning and administrative activities to ensure we meet the best Total Cost of Ownership. Expected to meet GCP’s high standards on Ethics, Integrity and Safety.
About your job
Plant Buyer role is an important key activity in the implementation of determined sourcing strategies for the major material categories and the execution of tactical sourcing for locally sourced smaller spends. This role covers activity for both the Gateway Plant and the Widnes Plant. The role also covers, as appropriate from time to time the support for sourcing local of Indirect spends.
Detailed Job Description
Your core duties and responsibilities will be as follows, plus any other work that your Line Manager may deem relevant to your job:
• Support Senior Buyer in productivity projects, to achieve material cost savings for direct materials through low cost sourcing, supplier rationalization, supplier development under consideration of safety, quality requirements and delivery performance.
• Use and maintain data in the relevant IT business management system for the purchasing organisation (SAP-MM/SD).
Skills, Experience and Education
The candidate is expected to meet the following criteria required to perform the role: