A fantastic new opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to join a leading manufacturing organisation as a Buyer.
Key Responsibilities of the Buyer:
Order placement and expediting of Purchase orders.
Manage direct material inventory levels.
Drive reduction in direct material inventory.
Maintain and improve an efficient flow of material ensuring quality, delivery and cost targets are met,
Maintain and improve master data accuracy in the ERP system.
Negotiate and maintain supply contracts including pricing and Terms & Conditions.
Assist and develop risk mitigation techniques.
Identify, establish and consolidate vendors in the supply chain
Support cross function projects.
Support New Production Development
Personal Specification of the Buyer;
Proven Procurement experience.
Manufacturing industry experience.
CIPS qualifications would be an advantage.
Strong communication and negotiation skills.
Excellent IT skills including Intermediate Excel skills.
Good working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems.
Strong problem-solving skills.
This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Buyer, Purchasing Controller, Supplier Manager or Commodity Manager