Operative Buyer

Location
Maidstone
Salary
£22440 - £25000 per annum
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Ref
00073286
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Purchasing
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is an automotive parts specialist operating in the independent aftermarket. They are part of a group which distributes its products to more than 140 countries around the world and are the company behind the Blue Print brand. The company is recognised as a Silver Standard Investor in People, and with the year-on-year growth that they have always enjoyed, they are constantly looking for talented and enthusiastic people to continue the growth of their business.

They have an exciting new opportunity to join the Purchasing team here in Marden. This position is for an Operative Buyer liaising with new & existing suppliers and manufacturers, being a pivotal link to other departments and supplier relationships.

As well as enjoying seeing results achieved and being ambitious, the successful candidate for this important role must have the skills to support the following functions;
- Maintenance of existing supplier commercial relationships
- Commercial awareness
- The investigation of potential commercial improvements
- Supplier and trade show visits including international travel.
- Patent awareness
- Warranty issues and concerns
- OE sample management support

Essential criteria:
- Previous experience in Procurement, planning or purchasing

The following characteristics are preferable:
- High level of Microsoft office skills
- SAP knowledge

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