Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Birmingham
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A fast paced and varied Buying role. Primarily direct spend focused put with some indirect responsibilities required.

A great opportunity to develop your purchasing career.

Client Details

A global manufacturer

Description

  • Manage a portfolio of supplier/sub-contract spends and develop a category strategy.
  • Source new supply solutions and challenge existing suppliers to identify continuous supply chain improvement
  • Negotiate and maintain Legal contract agreements for major suppliers/sub contractors.
  • Benchmark Key suppliers/sub-contractors through the RFQ process.
  • Conduct supplier Audits and supplier performance monitoring.
  • Provide Purchasing Support for major projects to meet strict deadlines.
  • Support local operational purchasing needs for all manufacturing sites within the UK.
  • Implement and administrate productivity savings to achieve personal and departmental targets.
  • Provide accurate timely, budgetary information, reporting cost movement variation to UK and Group.
  • Ensuring schedule orders are kept to a minimum and are reviewed on a regular basis.

Profile

The successful candidate will come from ideally come from a direct manufacturing procurement environment. Whilst also taking a pro-active and self-motivated approach towards daily duties involved in the role.

Job Offer

Competitive Package.

Full time position.