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Buyer - German Speaking x 2

Posted 1 February by D R Newitt Ended

Buyer - German Speaking x 2

North West

£30k - £45k depending on experience + benefits

My client is well known manufacturing business looking for 2 Buyers from developmental to senior level to grow out the Purchasing team. We are looking for knowledgeable Buyers from the manufacturing arena.

Key Responsibilities:

Senior Buyer

  • Project manage 'significant’ Manufacturing Assets (MA) Projects
  • Supervise the tactical sourcing of critical Indirect Materials
  • Manage and develop the Buyers


  • Manage and maintain category strategies
  • Supplier selection, issue RFQ’s, total cost analysis and conduct negotiations directly with suppliers
  • Create and implement supply contracts, optimising price, payment terms, and working capital, warranty, supply-chain and legal compliance aspects.
  • Manage, monitor and report on supplier performance

Skills and Qualifications:

  • CIPS qualified (or working towards)
  • SAP experience advantageous
  • German Speaking & Writing
  • Proven track record of Purchasing within a manufacturing arena
  • Highly analytical and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, and to identify potential risks
  • Flexible to travel throughout Europe

Required skills

  • Buying
  • German
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing

Reference: 34370511

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