NEW Buyer role in Co.Antrim, Salary fully negotiable on purchasing experience
Your new company
Due to a growing Supply Chain department, a well established and global manufacturing firm based in Co.Antrim are seeking an experienced Buyer to join on a full time permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to make an impact on procurement strategy, inventory management and bottom line cost savings.
Your new role
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for monitoring the procurement process of a set category of spend whilst actively involved with direct price negotiations to ensure the company stays competitive on price, quality, service and sustainability. The Buyer will ensure inventory levels are maintained in line with customer demand and supply, preparing quotations requests and aiding principles of lean supply chain practices. Also, you will liaise with all internal departments such as R&D to outsource new suppliers for specific raw materials and analyse monthly spend.
What you'll need to succeed
Your degree qualification and experience within a procurement/supply chain or material planning role will lead to success along with knowledge of how procurement impacts high volume manufacturing environments. Also, you will demonstrate price negotiation with external suppliers to achieve cost savings with excellent communication skills and willingness to work on your own initiative for supplier outsourcing. Working towards CIPS or related supply chain body would be highly advantageous but not essential.
What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a global firm who are recognised worldwide for their emphasis on service and customer satisfaction. Also, you will receive a negotiable salary based on market average with internal progression options and full training upon start date for internal MRP software.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Amy McCusker at Hays Procurement and Supply Chain on 02838445800.
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