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Reference2655680001_350224
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorEngineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Midlands
LocationsWest Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted10 August 2017

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A market leading manufacturing business in the West Midlands is looking for a buyer to join their operation. Paying competitive salary and offering training and progression opportunities.

A market leading manufacturing business in the West Midlands is looking for a buyer to join their operation. Paying competitive salary and offering training and progression opportunities.



Buyer Responsibilities:
  • Analysing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
  • Maintain excellent knowledge of market and industry developments
  • Gather competitor data and review competitor activity
  • Manage and develop key strategic relationships with suppliers both in the UK and internationally
  • Negotiate product cost and rebates where applicable
  • Achieve optimum cost through effective negotiation, supplier management and identification of the most cost effective sourcing routes
  • Accountability for indirect contracts
  • Develop effective working relationships across all internal departments
  • Liaising with shop floor personnel to ensure supply meets demand
  • To act as a coach and leader by managing, motivating and developing junior members
  • Management appraisals
  • Day to day department management

Your Requirements:
  • CIPS qualified or Studying towards
  • International exposure
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Use of an MRP/ERP system
  • 5 years Purchasing experience
  • Negotiation skills
  • Contract Set up
  • Fast paced environments
  • International Exposure, desirable
  • The ability to recognise future trends
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confidence and presentation skills
  • The ability to make decisions under pressure

This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leading manufacturing business based in the West Midlands. This business can offer you the support and training required to progress within the business.

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