Buyer

Recruiter
Haywood Knight Associates Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
28000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Haywood Knight are recruiting on behalf of a progressive manufacturer based in Staffordshire.

As International Buyer you will work with the current supplier base, negotiating and managing overseas suppliers to source products and materials in the most cost effective way along with identifying and establishing relations with new suppliers.

This role will suit someone with experience of purchasing within a fast-paced manufacturing environment with strong negotiation skills and commercial awareness, coupled with experience working with far-east suppliers.

* Negotiating and managing overseas suppliers* Ensuring cost, lead time and quality is kept at the forefront of all negotiations. * Continuously reviewing supplier base, benchmarking against alternative suppliers. * Travelling overseas when required to visit suppliers. * Use of MRP and ERP systems * Monitoring stock and currency exchange rates