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Industry SectorOther
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted04 December 2018

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Buyer / £25,000 - £30,000 / Bolton

Your new company

You will join an industry leading business.

Your new role

Reporting into the Procurement Manager, key role duties will include the following-
  • Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with approved and potential Suppliers
  • Ensure competitive prices are obtained in line with market norm.
  • Develop targets and strategy on ongoing cost improvements
  • Maintain Purchasing best practice and techniques for annual / bi-annual contract tendering
  • Negotiate retrospective discounts from all suppliers
  • Ensure price increases and product changes only occur in line with company policy
  • Visit suppliers, as and when required, to carry out suitability appraisals.
  • Source new products and suppliers from both inside and outside the UK as required.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have proven and demonstrable career experience within a targeted Purchasing role with examples available of the above key duties. Alongside this you will be able to demonstrate professional and engaging communications skills and a desire to work as a key part of a strong performing commercial operation.

What you'll get in return

£25,000 - £30,000 dependant on experience and qualifications

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.

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