Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

Assystem are recruiting for a Buyer to join our customers team a 6-month contract to support the delivery of key projects in Derby.

Role detail:

Job title: Buyer

Location: Derby

Contract: 3-6 month contract

Hours: 37 hours + per week (Hybrid)

Contract type: PAYE via Umbrella


Operating within the supply chain management team across the full product/service life cycle, this role will ensure supplier commercial issues are resolved effectively and efficiently. Manage work queue, including the sourcing of parts/services, raising and management of all purchase documents within the SAP system or other purchasing systems.

My profile

Qualifications and experience required to apply for the role:

•         Membership of CIPS or studying towards the qualification is desirable.

•         Substantial direct purchasing/supply chain management experience

•         Experience in SAP (purchasing module) is preferred

•         Possess understanding of manufacturing processes and the cost drivers, as well as total cost of acquisition impact

•         Understand and be able to operate Supplier Relationship Management

•         Proven track record in delivering results

**Security clearance is required**

Whilst we encourage applications from all nationalities, Assystem within the UK are subject to security and export control restrictions due to the nature of work to be undertaken. 

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Additional information

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. Skills, talent and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !

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