Buyer

Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
GBP25000 - GBP30000 per annum +
Posted
12 Mar 2018
Closes
27 Mar 2018
Ref
13896880/001
Contact
Grace McEvoy
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity in a newly created role. Assisting and contributing to buying a number of key materials for a manufacturing business based just outside of London.

Client Details

The business are a leading manufacturing business, creating, developing and producing a number of key products that are globally well known. Our client is an innovative, effective and experienced manufacturing company.

Description

  • Provide fact based analysis to support proposals.

  • Identify and research potential suppliers in line with the company's strategic objectives.

  • Request and review RFQ's taking the Total cost of Ownership approach.

  • To assist the Supply Chain Manager in key negotiations

  • Cost, delivery and quality of all purchases.

  • Create and maintain all supplier related system data.

  • Support Contract Management.

  • Support Supplier relationship management.

  • Support new product development from a purchasing prospective.

  • Identifying saving opportunities.

  • Produce monthly reports and KPI's.

Profile

  • Educated to degree standard, ideally within Engineering.
  • Have the ability and previous experience within reading technical drawings
  • Minimum of 2 years practical experience in Buyer / purchasing role.
  • Advance Word & Excel skills, including being able to use VLookups and Pivot tables.

Job Offer

  • Extensive autonomy, and the ability to make key decisions effecting the company alongside the Supply chain Manager.
  • Excellent working hours and half day on Fridays!
  • Good salary and benefit's.

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