Buyer (Temp)

    Ellesmere Port Temporary £35,000 - £38,000
  • 3-6 month temporary contract
  • I am looking for an experienced Buyer with a background in Manufacturing

About Our Client

My Client provides innovative ground-breaking products, combined with excellent customer service and technical support. Their global scale and local capabilities enable them to remain flexible and dynamic to customers' changing needs, with a continued focus on quality-driven and responsive service.

Job Description

  • Work with Product Management and Demand Manager to monitor forecasts of raw materials on a quarterly basis and adjust to new information in a timely manner
  • Fully manage a portfolio of Raw Materials and products for resale (PFR), developing an excellent understanding of the markets.
  • Manage tenders. and support Purchasing Manager in the tendering process
  • Sourcing and approval of alternative raw materials and/or suppliers
  • Work with Sales Team to provide support for new tenders and current business opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with other key stakeholders (Planning, manufacturing, R&D, QC, A/P).
  • Participate and contribute to New Product Development (NPD) projects.
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Resolution of any supplier issues and investigation of supplier complaints.
  • Risk management and reduction.
  • AX updates, including supplier set up, and price updates.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree level education preferred, preferably Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • Significant purchasing experience
  • Proven track record for delivering results.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and multi-task.
  • Good analytical and reporting skills.
  • Flexible, pragmatic, independent and deadline focused.
  • An experienced and effective negotiator.
  • High level IT skills. (Microsoft Dynamics AX/SAP desirable)
  • CIPS qualified / willingness to follow CIPS qualifications

What's on Offer

Competitive salary

Jacob Sherratt
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Phone number
+44 113 243 7746

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
Ellesmere Port
Contract type
Consultant name
Jacob Sherratt
Consultant phone
+44 113 243 7746
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