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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorEngineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Town/CityStoke on Trent
LocationsStaffordshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted09 August 2017

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As part of the purchasing team, you’ll be on the front line of driving projects forward with a key drive on ensuring quality, managing cost and mitigating any risk during the New Product Introduction Process. You will also e responsible for a number of key commodities and managing cost saving methods.

Client Details

Global manufacturer based in Stoke On Trent, looking for a driven buyer to join their forward thinking, people orientated business.


Key responsibilities

- Building lasting relationships with suppliers.

- Work as part of a multi-functional team.

- Raise requisition orders

- Negotiate cost savings

-Critically assess and improve the vendor base and associated procurement processes

-Support the implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles and techniques throughout the purchasing function.


The successful Buyer for this manufacturing leader, will need to have the following attributes;

-Purchasing experience within an engineering / manufacturing environment.
-Strong track record in strategic sourcing (including contract management) and international procurement .
-Full appreciation and understanding of the end to end supply chain to ensure suppliers meet requirements
-Commercially aware with business acumen and able to achieve cost benefits.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary and benefits package

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