Buyer

Location
Cowbridge
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
26 Feb 2018
Closes
26 Mar 2018
Ref
13900183/001
Contact
Ben Neamuthkhan
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client is looking to strengthen their Purchasing team with recruitment of +3 Buyers. The successful Candidates will own their given commodity base and look to develop on the purchasing strategies set by the senior team.

Client Details

Our Client is Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer with a world class Supply Chain.

Description

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

  • Develop and maintain commodity strategies for a specific range of commodities, ensuring that the business is kept up to date on market place commercial and technical developments, as well as potential suppliers.
  • Evaluate cost data and quotation analysis forms and identify cost saving opportunities.
  • Confidently enter into total cost and contractual negotiations with current and potential suppliers.
  • Understand and apply tools and techniques to close cost gaps and achieve value for money whilst maintaining supplier relationships.
  • Identify supplier risk and develop robust risk mitigation strategies where necessary.
  • Provide Procurement / commercial input into cross-functional teams

Profile

The successful Candidate will possess;

  • Relevant Degree level qualification
  • Demonstrable background in a similar role
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • High level of negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication both Written and Verbal
  • Full UK Driving License (some travel required)

Job Offer

Up to 28k Depending on experience + Benefits

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