£28,000 to £30,000
Are you an experienced Buyer looking for your next step within a leading manufacturer?
As a Buyer, you will be responsible for the purchase of raw materials and production consumables at Plant level. A key part of your role will be reviewing and analysing purchase requisitions, investigating and developing sources of supply; preparing routine bid specifications, and issuing bid requests and reviews quotations.
Buyer key responsibilities.
You will establish and maintain a positive and effective working relationships with key internal / external customers to gain an understanding of their needs to improve the service provided.
You will negotiate and manage supply contracts in line with established procedures, on behalf of the Business for the provision of all stock items in the most cost-effective manner, ensuring that goods are scheduled in accordance with production requirements.
You will drive cost reduction opportunities.
You will be required to monitor supplier performance in conjunction with relevant personnel (e.g. Managers, Team Leaders, Technical, Quality) to ensure compliance with contractual agreement.
You will require thorough knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP/SAP)
You will ensure the required management information, including cost and other variances, is provided in an accurate and timely manner - including recording, monitoring and reporting of Monthly KPI's.
Observe and adopt safe working practices in accordance with Company health and safety policy and all relevant health and safety legislation.
You will undertake Supplier Quality Audits as required
Full or part-qualified CIPS or equivalent
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Computer literate, including MS office experience
At least 2 years' experience of working as a Buyer - Ideally within a manufacturing environment
Experience of managing service contracts.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages
Working knowledge of SAP
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