Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Liverpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
04 Nov 2019
Ref
1303858727
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Buyer - Manufacturing and Production - Liverpool

Client Details

My client is a successful international manufacturing and production business based in Liverpool. They are looking for a buyer with a progressive mentality to join their purchasing team in what will be a great opportunity to develop your career and gain invaluable experience.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Buyer based in manufacturing and production will be;
  • Value engineering where possible looking at alternative materials etc.
  • Building relationships with new and existing suppliers and ensuring best terms are gained and a positive strategic relationship is formed.
  • Source raw materials and finished goods from a global supply base.
  • Be involved in NPD where necessary liaising different functions to deliver optimum results and direction.
  • Managing key stakeholders in the business to ensure commitments and target's are met as well as efficiency being optimised.
  • Analyse spend and discover cost saving opportunities and improvements that can be made.

Profile

The successful candidate for this buyer role based in Liverpool will be the following;
  • Have a progressive mentality and hungry to develop and thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Have 1 year minimum experience within a similar role in purchasing, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • In the early development stage of their career looking to gain experience and grow within their role as buyer.
  • Have an analytical mindset and competent on Excel to look at data and create reports where necessary.
  • Be commercially minded and able to factor in the overall impact/ outcome of what they deliver and the work they carry out.
  • Keen communicator is also Paramount to this role.
  • SAP experience would be beneficial.
  • Degree level is desirable

Job Offer

£23,000 - £27,000 + Package

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