Newport Permanent
  • Excellent opportunity to join an established business who continue to invest!
  • High performing team with a great culture

About Our Client

My client are a leading business and are part of a global manufacturing organisation which supply to a number of sectors worldwide.

Job Description

Reporting to the senior buyer and forming an integral part of a high performing team the buyer will be responsible for:

  • Cost reduction strategies across a number of global suppliers both direct and CAPEX
  • Negotiate contracts to obtain optimum costs
  • Developing supplier relationship to ensure OTIF throughout the supply chain
  • Production of purchasing schedules and orders to meet the assigned production plan
  • Market research to achieve best pricing in line with quality
  • Inventory management and stock control to achieve sufficient flow of material
  • General admin tasks when required
  • Review of supplier scorecards

The Successful Applicant

The successful buyer will:

  • Have previous experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
  • Ideally be CIPS qualified or committed to achieving such
  • Have a solid background of MRP
  • Be a strong negotiator and communicator, being able to confidently work with an array of stakeholders worldwide
  • Be analytical with the ability to digest large data
  • Ideally have experience with SAP

What's on Offer

The role offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Scott Taylor
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+44 292 064 2032

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Scott Taylor
Consultant phone
+44 292 064 2032
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