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Industry SectorAutomotive & Transport Systems, Manufacturing
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted08 January 2019

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£30,000 - £35,000 / Buyer / West Preston

Your new company-

You will join an excellent manufacturing organisation who are headquartered in Lancashire with further facilities overseas.

Your new role-

To lead, facilitate and pro-actively drive raw material supply chain activities. Ensure that all business activities are ethical, whilst ensuring best practice and adherence to all HS&E and quality policies and procedures. Key duties-
  • Deliver raw material ‘cost down’ activities – in line with margin expectations
  • Ensure schedules are accurate & controlled with the suppliers on a weekly basis & despatch plans are aligned
  • Monitor OTD’s & analyse & report the root cause of any late deliveries
  • Deal with queries on pricing & shortage issues
  • Contribute to production & contract review meetings

What you'll need to succeed

You will be an experienced manufacturing or engineering Buyer who can demonstrate the following-
  • Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing tools and techniques
  • Excellent numerical skills – understand and deliver margins – financially astute
  • Passionate and tenacious approach to service, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Analytical approach
  • Excellent negotiator

What you'll get in return

£30,000 - £35,000 plus benefits

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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