Become part of an experienced purchasing function and develop your knowledge
Multi site organisation with a healthy orderbook
About Our Client
The Manchester based client is a multi-site manufacturing and Production business that produce chemicals, they are looking for a buyer to join their experienced team. This role is strategic, a role that can be developed and grown as well as an opportunity to own your spend with a high level of autonomy.
The Key responsibilities for this Buyer in chemical manufacturing and production will be;
- Manage a large raw material spend with a complex supply chain.
- Work with and manage suppliers on a strategic level, ensuring all aspects of the procurement process is taken into consideration.
- Work autonomously, proactive in sourcing and negotiating with new and existing suppliers and suggesting alternatives where possible.
- Forward thinking an implementing new processes and strategies, showing a clear thought process behind the change/ implementation and take these through to delivery.
- Liaise with Key stakeholders within the business to ensure synergy between departments, clear direction, efficiency is optimised and that everyone is working towards the same goal.
- Manage the MRP system effectively to improve procurement activities.
The Successful Applicant
The Successful candidate for this Buyer role based in Manchester will;
- Be innovative and able to drive changes from concept through to delivery.
- Have 2 years plus experience in a strategic purchasing role within manufacturing preferably chemical manufacturing.
- Be degree qualified is necessary for this role and working towards CIPS or have the desire to do this.
- Be able to show both on their CV and verbally key deliveries/ achievements through effective procurement activities and strategies.
- Be energetic and take a proactive approach to succeed in the role and resolving issues.
- Drive their own progression and development and grow the role.
- Show clear progression in their career or be able to demonstrate a progressive mentality and the want to continue to progress.
- Be able to work autonomously.
What's on Offer
£30,000 - £37,000 + Package