Posted 24 May by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Buyer £Negotiable (DOE) Full Time, Permanent

Your new role
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager your role will be to develop and execute the material ordering and delivery strategy for specific supply chains. To ensure all material requirements are communicated effectively and are in line with manufacturing needs - to develop and drive Best Total Cost assist in achieving KPI's.

Key responsibilities include category management, delivery of material against agreed supplier schedules. Creation of professional working relationships with the supply chain and internal stakeholders. Working closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to develop cost saving strategies.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Previous Purchasing / Buying / Procurement experience is essential - ideally this will be in a Manufacturing / Engineering environment
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Experience in Supplier Management
  • Experience to working within a Project driven environment to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent ICT skills; Strong Excel skills, MRP, ERP
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Experienced with lean techniques with the ability to drive process improvement
  • Ability to build strong internal cross functional relationships and develop strategic external partnerships

What you'll get in return

  • £Negotiable (DOE)
  • Full TIme, Permanent Position
  • Working Monday to Friday
  • Excellent career development and training
  • Free, Onsite Parking
  • Full company benefits package

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What you need to do now
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Required skills

  • buyer
  • purchasing
  • category management
  • procurement
  • negotiation
  • supplier management
  • cost savings
  • direct
  • indirect

Reference: 35223781

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