Buyer / Procurement Specialist

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1253546271
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Purchasing Executive will be responsible for all aspects of purchasing and supply chain management for the business. Working with a company who a global leader in their industry, you will be responsible for sourcing new suppliers and developing / implementing new business improvement processes.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all aspects of purchasing and supply chain management.
  • Source new non-European suppliers.
  • Maintain strong supplier relationships.
  • Develop and introduce improved procurement and supply chain strategy and business processes.
  • Develop and implement cost saving strategies.
  • Control of inventory within company financial guidelines.
  • Develop and implement business improvement strategies and processes.

Candidate Outline:

This is a new position for the business, which will involve working with a range of current suppliers, large and small. We are looking for experienced Procurement Specialists / Buyers, ideally CIPS qualified, to bring professional skills to our client's purchasing / supply chain / stock control activities, and with an interest in business improvement. The role provides an opportunity for someone to grow with the business and shape the company's future.

Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a purchasing role within a product manufacturing and/or distribution environment, and should be looking for a new challenge along their career path.

Although not essential, experience/understanding of electrical and electronic product supply chains in Europe, Taiwan and China would be of interest, though this is not essential and other industries will be considered.
  • Position is available immediately.
  • Competitive salary based on candidate skills/experience.
  • Bonus based on company performance.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Hours: 8:30-5pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30-3pm Fridays.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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