Buyer

Recruiter
Zenith People
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are proudly representing our client in their search for a Buyer. They are looking for the right candidate to be responsible for procurement and supply chain activities within the business/

Responsibilities:

* Oversee 2 administrators for the department

* Update daily reports for the SCM

* Managing stock inventory and introducing workflows/ SOP

* Develop and maintain supplier relationships with new and existing suppliers

* Reduce price wherever possible by using strong negotiating skills

* Continuously benchmark suppliers, analyse pricing trends and utilise cost models

* Visiting suppliers and attending trade fairs to source new products

* Develop and maintain an approved supplier list to serve as an initial reference for sourcing activities

* Regularly review all KPI’s, prioritise, develop and implement plans

* Involved in ISO / Company audits

* Driving new projects and maintain data integrity

* Supporting other departments

* Identify long term strategic planning

Person Specification

* Hold a CIPS qualification or working towards

* Degree qualified or have equivalent experience

* Previous volume purchasing experience would be desirable

* Knowledge of purchasing and quality procedures and standards

* Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to influence at all levels

By applying for this opportunity, you agree that Zenith People LTD may share your details with end client at shortlist stage

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