Buyer

Recruiter
Parkside
Location
Egham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1241186782
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a company that value your hard work?

Perhaps you are looking for the next step in your career?

Maybe you're just looking to utilise your current buying experience and strong attention to detail?

My client is looking for a Buyer to join their head office based in Egham. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing the purchasing function to ensure quality, cost and service are aligned.

This position would suit someone with a strong work ethic, experience working within purchasing or even someone with a strong understanding of manufacturing.

Location: Egham

Salary: Up to £25,000

Hours: 35 hour working week

Key duties:

Responsible for managing the purchasing process ensuing that all the day to day purchasing activities are carried out
Develop and maintain the KPI's cover supplier performance
Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers
Negotiating supplier contracts to ensure the best cost and terms agreed
Seek and manage materials saving initiatives inline with the project plans
Strategically develop supply chain costs through global sourcing strategies
Identify future growth opportunities
Work with new products process to ensure that targets are met for innovation
Ensuring performance improvement and recovery plans are developed, issued and tracked
Manage supply chain to ensure that inventories are maintained and that stock holdings are cost effectiveKey requirements:

Excellent customer relations focus
Exceptional telephone manner
A strong and confident character
A strong attention to detail with the ability to coordinate multiple group efforts within the company to ensure all objectives is achieved
IT Literate with Microsoft Office Packages
Solid track record of meeting substantial material cost reductions
The ability to priorities and work to tight deadlines
Ability to identify processes needing improvementsParkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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