Buyer

Recruiter
EP Professional
Location
Coventry
Salary
£19 - £22.00/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We're currently recruiting for an experienced Buyer, for our automotive client in Coventry.

The successful Buyer will have the following skills and experience:
* Educated to degree level
* Member of CIPS
* Buyer/Purchasing experience
* Sourcing skills (end to end)
* Excellent communication and negotiation skills
* Ability to manage and execute projects

Details:

* Monday - Friday
* 40 hours per week
* Location: Coventry
* Salary £19 - £22 per hour (experience depending)
* Duration: Temporary Contract (6 Months +)

Main Responsibilities of the Buyer:

* Managing relationship with suppliers on and off site.
* Sourcing new product in line with cycle plan
* Controlling expenditure related to design, testing, goods and services.
* Annual cost improvement negotiations.
* Identifying emerging market sourcing opportunities in countries such as Brazil, Russia and China working with BRICE team
* Benchmarking of existing products

Primary Relationships & Interactions of the Buyer:

* Purchasing Manager and Buyer colleagues.
* Supply Base Externally
* PD or other functional budget holders
* STA (Supplier Technical Assistance)

Benefits:

* 28 Holidays per year
* Weekly Pay
* Pension Scheme
* Employed Status
* Discounted Holiday Club
* Personal Accident Insurance
* Mortgage references
* My Extra Rewards- An online portal offering vouchers and discounts

If you have the relevant skill set and wish to apply for this role please follow the application process