Buyer

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2019
Closes
01 Nov 2019
Ref
1269019157
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity for a dynamic, driven, career minded Buyer for this global Engineering business

Your new company

Fantastic opportunity for a dynamic, driven, career minded Buyer for this global Engineering business

Your new role
Key member of the Procurement and Supply Chain team, you will work proactively with both external suppliers and internal customers to deliver the SCM strategy, involving the sourcing and purchasing of materials from a wide range of suppliers
  • Developing relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiating the most advantageous commercial terms with both new and existing suppliers
  • Managing supplier open order books
  • Managing the improvement of supplier performance
  • Managing subcontractors
  • Material planning using inventory and forecasting software
  • Expediting late orders and finding solutions to material shortages


What you'll need to succeed
  • Proven Procurement background gained in either an engineering / automotive / aerospace environment
  • Self motivate, decisive and commercially aware
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques and processes (6-sigma, Kaizen etc) - Desirable
  • European or Oriental language - Desirable
  • Desire to / already working towards MCIPS


What you'll get in return

Salary up to £30,000
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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