Buyer

Recruiter
CBSbutler
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Buyer

Would you like to work for a leading manufacturer who produces products that operate reliably in some of the most extreme environments on the planet?

As a Buyer you will be expected to source, negotiate and develop strategic suppler partnerships driving down cost, driving up quality to ensure that the company’s operational requirements are achieved.

Key Responsibilities –

+ Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers

+ Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers

+ Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations

+ Work collaboratively, negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects, supplies and initiatives and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities

+ Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets

Skills and knowledge required –

+ MRP literate

+ Proven purchasing experience, in similar manufacturing markets.

+ Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree.

+ Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

+ Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills

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