Buyer

Recruiter
Consilium Recruit
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1262125416
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to expansion and investment a leading manufacturer is currently recruiting a Buyer. Working at their recently opened site you will coordinate purchasing activities and ideally have worked in manufacturing with two years' experience as a Buyer.

Suitable for: Buyer

Salary: £ 28,000 - £ 33,000 + benefits

Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Hinckley, Nuneaton.

The Role & Candidate

Working for this global organisation candidates will be responsible forcoordinating and managing purchasing activities on site, including contract negotiation, sourcing new suppliers, PO administration, KPI monitoring and identifyingcost saving opportunities.

Key responsibilities:

Manage purchasing activities within plant

Sourcing services and components

Receive and analyse quotations

Negotiate with suppliers and make commercial recommendations

Raise purchase orders through ERP system

Provide supplier escalation support from requested departments

Represent the purchasing department at internal and external meetings

The Person:

The successful candidate will have strong and effective negotiation skills, be confident working at senior management level and an associated qualification. Experience working in manufacturing or similar sector would also be beneficial

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