Senior Buyer POS/POP

Recruiter
Inside Out Purchasing & Supply
Location
Luton
Posted
06 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Inside Out Purchasing and Supply has been engaged by our Bedfordshire based client to recruit for a Senior Buyer (POS/POP)

Main Duties:

*Managing new and repeat projects including prototyping, selecting suppliers, evaluating total cost of acquisition, negotiation, production/manufacturing and logistics. Planning work throughput, responding to and controlling change to ensure appropriate prioritisation of tasks.
*Lead the projects to make them happen, problem solving, trouble shooting, risk assessments, offering up solutions, ensuring that they are delivered on time, within budget and to required quality levels.
*Providing in-house budgetary estimates, selecting appropriate suppliers, negotiating optimum prices and lead-times

Experience and Qualifications

*A minimum of 5 years' experience of buying within a similar industry with a good understanding of the relevant manufacturing processes.
*CIPS qualified to level 4 or above and/or BA (Hons) or HND in Business and Finance or a Technical discipline
*Direct experience of managing both domestic and over-seas suppliers, Particularly the Far Eastern supply market
*Able to interpret Technical Drawings and work with suppliers, designers and sales to achieve required specifications
*Knowledge of Export/Import processes and documentation and all modes of transport.

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