Sulzer, Procurement, Success & You.
Lead Buyer based at Sulzer Wood Ellon Aberdeen 
Excellent package and prospects


We are currently looking for a highly motivated, organised and driven Lead Buyer to join the procurement team at Sulzer Wood Service Centre based in Ellon, as we have some exciting projects for you to work on and you’ll be central to our continued success, in a company that gives you the platform to create solutions and impact results.


You’ll really be able to make your mark by supporting the business as the procurement single point of contact, you will provide Leadership and manage Buyers to achieve Company targets.

  • Develop Sourcing Strategies for Components and Materials to ensure required Cost, Quality and Timescales are achieved. 
  • Issue Requests for Quotation (RFQ’s) to Approved Vendors using Company ERP system.
  • Co-ordinate with Technical Quality Drawing Office to obtain any repair or manufacturing drawings needed to support RFQ’s.
  • Obtain price and delivery for goods/services utilising the Company Approved Vendor List/as directed by line manager. Expedite quotations to ensure pricing is completed within the required company KPI deadlines


We are looking for an enthusiastic approach with a keen eye on continuous improvement to maintain our demanding schedules    
Are you a self-motivated and dynamic individual   Do you have good communication skills?


Your profile 

  • You will be CIPS level 3 qualified with a Minimum 5 years of sourcing and / or Supply Chain experience with extensive experience of Managing and Leading a team.  
  • SAP Experience is essential.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office Software – Word, Excel, PowerPoint


What we offer in return

  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site car parking
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards


Come see why Sulzer has been attracting and retaining some of the best professionals in the industry!




Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.


About us

The Pumps Equipment division specializes in pumping solutions specifically engineered for the processes of our customers. We provide pumps, agitators, compressors, grinders and screens developed through intensive research and development in fluid dynamics and advanced materials. We are a market leader in pumping solutions for water, oil and gas, power, chemicals and most industrial segments.