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Buyer / Sourcing Specialist

Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£22,000 to £28,000 per annum
LocationsAntrim, Northern Ireland
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted21 December 2017

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Buyer / Sourcing role based in [link removed]im - Leading Manufacturing company

Your new company
You will be joining a well established and successful global manufacturing firm who supply to large contracts across various industries including electronics, renewable energy, defence and aerospace. Due to planned commitment on continuous growth, they are seeking an experienced Buyer/Sourcing Specialist to join their successful Procurement department.

Your new role
Reporting directly to the department Manager, the Buyer will utilise internal MRP software to raise tactical purchase orders by analysing production forecast scheduling for raw material on a project basis. You will focus specifically on new production introduction by outsourcing new suppliers on a global scale to improve material quality, price and competitive advantage, whilst negotiating with existing suppliers to achieve a cost saving where possible. Also, you will closely monitor supplier performance, support NPI/RFQ processes and develop new systems within the procurement department in line with ISO quality standards.

What you'll need to succeed
Your previous 2+ years' experience working within a procurement, supply chain, sourcing or material planning team will lead to advantage along with examples of successful price negotiations and strategic identification of new suppliers across UK/Europe/Middle East/USA etc. Also, you will be competent in using all Microsoft packages, have knowledge of MRP/ERP software with great communication and relationship building skills. Candidates with or working towards a CIPS qualification or degree in Engineering will have a slight advantage.

What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a leading manufacturing company who strongly promote internal development and progression with a great working environment for all employees. Also, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary package plus benefits and flexible working hours with an early Friday finish.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Amy McCusker at Hays Portadown on 02838445800.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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