Department: Business Support
Location: Aberdeen (hybrid)
Hours: 36 hours per week (flexible)

As an inclusive employer we are also open to discussing part time, job share or any other working arrangements that may suit your individual circumstances


About Verlume

With a track record of firsts, Verlume is a leader in world-class intelligent energy management and storage technologies for the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

At Verlume, we are continually delivering novel solutions that are as ground-breaking as they are practical, combining creativity and innovation to invent unique technology.

The team is collectively focused on and working towards our mission of delivering clean energy to challenging locations, to make things possible today that were impossible yesterday.

Daily, we do this through living and acting in alignment with our four Core Values:

  • Impactful – Focused, accountable, delivering on safety & quality.
  • Integrity – Honest and respectful.
  • Innovation – Innovative mindset enjoying the challenge.
  • Improvement – Improve and grow every day.

It’s a hugely exciting time to be joining our business with significant investment and plans for growth over the coming years as we support the energy transition and drive to Net Zero. We’d love to have you join us!


Role of the Buyer

As a Buyer, you will play a critical role in sourcing, negotiating, and managing the procurement of materials and components crucial to our innovative products. You will be responsible for ensuring that we have a reliable supply chain, high quality materials, and cost-effective purchasing processes.

Key Responsibilities

As Buyer you will be responsible for:

  • Creating and managing purchase orders, ensuring accuracy, adherence to Verlume procurement policies, and alignment with project and production schedules
  • Identifying and evaluating potential suppliers
  • Managing, monitoring, and updating Verlume Approved Vendor List
  • Screening suppliers and carrying out supplier audits as part of AVL process
  • Building strong relationships with key suppliers
  • Monitoring and assessing supplier performance to ensure quality and on-time deliveries.
  • Analysing costs, negotiating favourable terms, and seeking opportunities for cost reductions without compromising quality
  • Collaboration with the operations team to ensure that purchased materials meet the required quality standards
  • Collaboration with the operations team to maintain an optimal inventory level by tracking and managing stock
  • Proactively addressing and resolving quality issues with suppliers
  • Maintaining accurate records of procurement activities, including contracts, communications with suppliers and purchase orders



Our ideal candidate

To be successful in this role our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:

  • Proven experience in procurement, purchasing, or a related role, preferably in a technology or manufacturing setting
  • Strong knowledge of procurement processes, principle, and best practices.
  • Negotiation and communication skills
  • Proficiency with procurement software and tools
  • Detail-orientated and analytical mindset
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills with the flexibility to adapt as priorities change
  • A proactive approach, with an ability to see areas for improvement and act on them
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • A positive and professional attitude with a high level of customer service
  • Proficient in Office 365 applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or equivalent qualifications or experience.

Most important to us is that you are great fit for our team and culture, demonstrating behaviours aligned with our values.



We are continually reviewing and improving our benefits package to ensure we support our team’s wellbeing both in and out of work. Currently we offer:

  • Private healthcare for you and your dependents
  • Life assurance cover
  • Company pension with 7% employer’s contribution
  • A variety of flexible and hybrid working options
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Verlume benefits hub for shopping discounts
  • Support for training and development


Equal Opportunities

Verlume is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate on any basis. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates and employees are treated fairly and with respect. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage you to join our inclusive and supportive team. Should you require any adjustments during the recruitment process to accommodate you better, please let us know.



If you are interested in joining our team, please apply now attaching your CV and details of your availability. Alternatively, for more information, please contact us or email.