United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Procurement Specialist

Featured Jobs
Category Manager x 2 - West Berkshire Council

Purchasing Manager

Logistics Apprentices - Aldi
All Locations
Procurement Manager, Group Lead

Supply Chain & Logistics Director - Fast Growing Ecommerce Company – London - £80K

Featured Recruiters


Job Title


Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£28,000 to £32,000 per annum
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted14 July 2017

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Exciting Interim Buying Job in Sheffield

Buying Job in Sheffield
Your new company
Excellent opportunity to join a thriving organisation who are keen to appoint a Projects Buyer reporting to the Supply Chain Manager initially for a 3 month contract ( salary guide level for the contract £29,000)

An exciting opportunity has emerged for an accomplished buyer to work at a leading Sheffield Manufacturing firm. Ideally the successful applicant will be immediately available to start what is initially a short term contract.

Your new role
This position is responsible for the management of the project purchases it will be a busy role and will require the successful applicant to have excellent organisation and communications skills.
You will have held a similar role previously and be able to complete the duties and responsibilities of the role as outlined below ;
- Control of project purchases - controlling high volumes of complex purchases , negotiating specific terms and conditions and control of the entire relationship with the supplier throughout the project
- Working on focused, management led protocol to improve quality and delivery as well as cost effectiveness
- Drive PPV gains through the use of negotiation
- Develop and improve departmental procedures including - estimating costs to sales support , S.C risk management, contract formation , logistics
- Develop and maintain close supplier relationships
- Evaluate supplier performance with timely reviews
- Present management information in presentations to management

- Relevant qualifications in an Engineering or Manufacturing discipline would be advantageous
- Knowledge of purchasing and supplier management systems
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
- Membership of CIPS

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be able to demonstrate upon application having excellent tactical and strategic purchasing information and an industrial environment. You will have extensive negotiation and supply chain planning experience. Fabrication and sheet metal commodity management is a must requirement.

Ideally you will have experience of leading a similar interim project, it would be highly preferable to have prior experience in the following areas ;

-Understanding on supplier positioning
-Experience of complex PO numbers
-Experience of sourcing and management suppliers for outsourcing

What you'll get in return
Immediate start
Competitive contract £29,000
Central Sheffield location
Excellent opportunity to work for a leading Sheffield organisation

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 us now.
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

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at [link removed]

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Employer: Hays
Tel: N/A
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
Headline Job
Strategic Procurement Manager
Lewes, East Sussex

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Plant Manager - Logistics

Latest Jobs
Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Leading Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Client List  |  Contact  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter