Buyer

Recruiter
Core Talent Recruitment
Location
Preston
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BUYER- GLOBAL ENGINEERING ORGANISATION

PRESTON
£30,000- £35,000+ BONUS + BENEFITS

Fantastic opportunity to join a global Engineering business that are going through a period of significant growth! They are looking for a driven Buyer to join the team, with a view to quick progression into team management. The business can offer a competitive salary coupled with excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development!!

THE ROLE

The Buyer will work closely with the Head of European Supply chain, agreeing buying strategies for a spend in the region of £10m. Dealing directly with key suppliers, you will look to drive attainment of shared cross-functional targets and to ensure agreed policy is implemented. In a very fast paced, dynamic, high volume environment, you key KPI's will be focused around OTIF, cost and quality.

* To develop category strategies and implement supply agreements where beneficial and actively promote these to the business

* negotiating and managing purchase contracts, including payment terms, title and risk management, margin improvement/cost savings

* providing procurement, commercial and negotiation support to internal departments

* developing and embedding the maintenance, repair and operating supply strategy and become the key owner for the business

* Interface with existing and potential new suppliers for the procurement of goods/services, including New Product Development (NPD) for raw materials.

THE PERSON

The ideal buyer will be driven and motivated, and have a desire to develop into a future team leader. Key characteristics for the role will be as follows;

* Minimum 2 years+ procurement experience form a manufacturing environment (Engineering experience preferred)

* evidence of achieving cost saving/ OTIF delivery targets

* ability to operate under tight timescales without compromising results.

* Strong communication skills

* Degree/ CIPS preferred, but not essential

THE COMPANY

This is a leading manufacturing business with market leading production going out to a wide ranging customer base. Following the success of new product developments and outstanding consumer feedback, this company is experiencing tremendous growth. They are renowned for developing their people and can offer excellent career progression. If interested, please apply now