Buyer

Recruiter
Core Talent Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum Excellent Benefits package
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BUYER- GLOBAL ENGINEERING

£30,000- £35,000+ Excellent Bonus+ Benefits

EXCELLENT NEW ROLE! I am recruiting for an ambitious Buyer who is looking to progress their career with a renowned organisation! I am working with an industry leading business based in Manchester that are looking to recruit a Buyer into their expanding team. This is a world class organisation that can offer excellent opportunities for development and progression, in a state of the art facility that has invested heavily in its systems and its people.

THE ROLE

This is a great opportunity in an organisation with an outstanding reputation for product quality, innovation and delivery. Reporting to the Senior Category Manager, you will take full ownership of a category spend area, tasked with rationalising and developing long term relationships with key suppliers. With autonomy over your spend, you will seek to improve quality standards and generate cost reductions wherever possible. You will also play a key part in forging collaborative relationships with suppliers to ensure good value, quality and delivery performance.

* Manage and take ownership of key category area- circa £5m spend

* Develop strong relationships with supplier

* Where necessary, identify areas for improvements and generate savings and improve service delivery to the customer

* Manage and develop existing supply base.

THE PERSON

The ideal Buyer will need to have strong communication and negotiation skills and will also need to be analytical by nature. To be considered for the role, you will need to meet the following criteria;

* Minimum 2 years experience in a purchasing role, ideally manufacturing experience

* Demonstrable evidence of supplier management/ development

* Excellent commercial acumen

* Strong IT skills

* Degree or CIPS qualification preferred

THE COMPANY

A leading supplier into their market, this business have a truly global presence. This company is part of a major multinational group and now has increased resources at its disposal. As part of their growth they have a newly created role for a Buyer within their team. They can offer excellent career progression, training and development. If interested, Please apply now to have your CV reviewed