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Logistics Buyer

Posted 1 February by D R Newitt Easy Apply Ended

Logistics Buyer

Commutable from Northampton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable, Luton

£30k - £35k + benefits

My client is part of a growing Purchasing function looking to recruit a knowledgeable Buyer within the Logistics & Transport arena with technical experience of final mile logistics services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tender management, analysis, solution proposals
  • Reporting analysis
  • New supplier development
  • Manage rates from tenders, data cleansing, admin support to Control Tower) to ensure customer SLA’s
  • Supporting internal Business Development teams
  • Supplier cost management - requalifying existing and new supplier opportunities.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • CIPS qualified (or working towards)
  • Proven track record in implementing governance and reporting processes
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong supplier relationships
  • A truly commercial individual able to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills
  • Proven track record of Purchasing within Transport & Logistics
  • Highly analytical and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, and to identify potential risks
  • Speak another EU Language would be an advantage but not essential

Required skills

  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Reporting
  • RFQ
  • buyer

Reference: 34370395

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