Buyer

Recruiter
GTech Selection
Location
Halifax
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading engineering organisation is now seeking an ambitious Buyer who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of indirect item expenditure. This will entail development, agreement and implementation of category specific sourcing strategies.

Main Duties

  • Manage nominated products Indirect spend category to ensure maximum value for money and continually improving Quality, Cost and Delivery performance.
  • Management of the full end to end tender process establishing and maintaining strategic relationships with key suppliers to the business to reduce the overall cost of ordering.
  • Implement supplier performance measures, analyse and monitor supplier performance, identify shortfalls and proactively propose countermeasures to achieve the required continual improvement targets and report progress.

Candidate Profile

Preferably minimum two years’ previous experience of procurement.

The ability to manage suppliers to deliver challenging performance targets and programmes is essential.

Proven negotiation and communication skills with high attention to protection of company spend is critical.

CIPS qualification preferred.