As part of the purchasing team, you'll be on the front line of driving projects forward with a key drive on ensuring quality, managing cost and mitigating any risk during the New Product Introduction Process. You will also e responsible for a number of key commodities and managing cost saving methods.
Global manufacturer based in Stoke On Trent, looking for a driven buyer to join their forward thinking, people orientated business.
- Building lasting relationships with suppliers.
- Work as part of a multi-functional team.
- Raise requisition orders
- Negotiate cost savings
-Critically assess and improve the vendor base and associated procurement processes
-Support the implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles and techniques throughout the purchasing function.
The successful Buyer for this manufacturing leader, will need to have the following attributes;
-Purchasing experience within an engineering / manufacturing environment.
-Strong track record in strategic sourcing (including contract management) and international procurement .
-Full appreciation and understanding of the end to end supply chain to ensure suppliers meet requirements
-Commercially aware with business acumen and able to achieve cost benefits.
Competitive Salary and benefits package