Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

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.

Client Details

Global manufacturer based in Stoke On Trent, looking for a driven buyer to join their forward thinking, people orientated business.

Description

Key responsibilities

- 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.

Profile


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.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary and benefits package