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Reference13892357001_395304
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Town/CitySheffield
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted31 January 2018

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This position is responsible for the purchase of raw materials and production consumables. The position requires the use of initiative and independent judgement, acting as a liaison between user departments and vendors.





Client Details

The client I am representing are a global manufacturer, specialising in electronics. After receiving a recent investment they are looking to recruit a Buyer to support an expansion in their purchasing department. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their purchasing skills whilst working within an experienced team.

Description

As a Buyer in the organisation you will be responsible for the following.

  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with key internal customers in order to gain an understanding of their needs to improve the service provided.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to identify requirements and agree fit for purpose specifications to achieve maximum value.
  • Manage supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner.
  • Negotiate and manage supply contracts in line with established procedures, on behalf of the Business for the provision of all stock items in the most cost-effective manner, ensuring that goods are scheduled in accordance with production requirements.
  • Maintain own level of knowledge in order to provide an effective service to internal customers and to identify current trends and best practice within the industry and professional purchasing community.
  • Ensure the required management information, including cost and other variances, is provided in an accurate and timely manner – including recording, monitoring and reporting of Monthly KPI’s.
  • Expedite orders and provide advance warning to the Team Leaders when a delivery / supplier problem is anticipated within the Tier process.
  • Ensure SAP master data is maintained for ROL, ROQ and strategies to ensure effective purchasing.
    Ensure tasks and output is to acceptable standards in accordance with Company Quality Policy and procedures.

Profile

I am looking for an experienced Buyer with a background in fast-paced manufacturing. Please see the below desired attributes.
  • CIPS qualified or studying towards
  • SAP user
  • Confident negotiating costs
  • Global sourcing experience would be ideal
  • Degree educated

Job Offer

£25,000 - £29,000

6 month FTC

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