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Reference13954777001_807427
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorEngineering, Engineering - Other
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Town/CityNewport
LocationsSouthern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted29 October 2018

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The Buyer role will be responsible selecting suppliers and negotiating prices for materials and/or services required, in line with the business needs.



Client Details

Our client is a global electronics Engineering company that collaborates with clients across a wide host of industries, Their in depth knowledge of the engineering sectors has made them the market preferred partner for many companies.

Description

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;
  • Identify and develop new and existing relationships with suppliers
  • Analyse, negotiate and report supplier price change
  • Conduct periodic commodity surveys to obtain price comparisons; evaluate market trends to develop new services and create cost savings
  • Responsible for forecasting market trends affecting material and service availability cost, raw material and products
  • Select new and alternative sources of supply and in collaboration with technical staff select new and alternative materials and services, providing technical and or commercial advantage to the company
  • Identify potential problem areas and recommend changes



Profile

The successful Candidate will posses;
  • Proven ability to negotiate
  • Demonstrable background in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High proficiency in IT suites including Excel
  • Ability to create external and internal relationships
  • Proven track record of influencing key points of contact
  • High attention to detail

Job Offer

Up to 30k depending on experience.

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