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My client is a Electronics Manufacturing Business who are looking for a Buyer to join their Procurement team based in Maidstone.

Description

The key responsibilities for the Buyer role will be as follows:

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing, and review cost reduction activities
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Negotiate contracts, reduce costs and maximise terms of business with suppliers
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good levels of communication
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers
  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to regular supplier performance reviews to ensure contract compliance

Profile

The successful candidate for the Buyer role will have the following skill set:

  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation and cost breakdown
  • Have used MRP systems previously
  • Understating of Forecasting
  • Background in Industrial Manufacturing

Job Offer

The candidate has the chance to progress their career in this business and is offering a competitive salary along with a package including, Bonus, Pension, gym membership and holiday days

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14083481/001
Job Type
Town/City
Maidstone
Salary
£25000 to £30000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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