Buyer - Blue Chip Manufacturing

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Whitstable, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
1239963471
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Buyer will be responsible for all aspects of the Purchasing activity. This will include acquiring goods and services at optimum cost, on time and to desired quality.

Client Details

Our client is a global blue chip manufacturing company; a leader within their field and one of the industries most innovative and advanced technology manufacturers.

Description

The Buyer will hold the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Transactional Procurement for the supply of goods and services
  • Responsible for the day to day purchasing activities with consideration to on time delivery and availability for production
  • Interpreting specifications, technical drawings and following process to confirm with accreditations
  • Review and manage inventory levels, ensuring availability and reducing obsolescence
  • Source and manage supplier relationships effectively, ensuring continued supply and commercial terms
  • Build relationships and liaise with internal departments including Production, Quality, Operations and Engineering to ensure efficient and collaborative working

Profile

The successful Buyer will be able to demonstrate:
  • Strong Purchasing background within an Engineering / Manufacturing background
  • Proven track record of cost savings and negotiation skills
  • Strong supplier management evidencing performance improvement
  • Experience using MRP systems
  • CIPS qualification

Job Offer

Competitive annual salary and package

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