Buyer - Manufacturing

Location
Slough
Salary
GBP28000 - GBP35000 per annum +
Posted
11 Mar 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Ref
13902625/001
Contact
Thomas Willis
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

With significant opportunities already identified, coupled with several products at the NPI phase, our client are looking for an individual to take the lead and develop supplier relationships to realise improved performance and reduce costs.

Client Details

Our client are a rapidly growing business who are owned by a FTSE 100 company. Now is a great time to join this business given the investment they are receiving from their parent company.

Description

  • Support the business in sourcing suppliers in low cost areas of Europe
  • Identify cost savings across multiple commodities
  • Help define the procurement strategy
  • Ensure suppliers are meeting quality and on time delivery targets

Profile

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working as a buyer in a manufacturing environment
  • Successful negotiation skills
  • A second fluent language in German or Polish would be advantageous
  • Experience working with ERP & MRP systems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good Planning & Organisation
  • Flexibility, adaptability & Initiative

Job Offer

competitive salary and package

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