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Direct Buyer - Electronics

Our client is a global blue chip manufacturing company; a leader within their field and one of the industries most innovative and advanced technology manufacturers.

Description

The Direct Buyer will will be responsible for all aspects of Purchasing activity within a portfolio. This will involve acquiring goods and services at optimum cost and ensuring OTIF delivery of quality products.

  • Transactional and Strategic Procurement for the supply of goods and services
  • Responsible for the day to day purchasing activities with consideration to budgets, quality standards and SLA's
  • Accountable for achieving optimum terms and driving costs down
  • Manage negotiations and implement SLA and contract terms
  • Review and manage inventory levels, ensuring availability and reducing obsolescence
  • Implement and manage purchasing and procurement projects to focus on improvement and to generate savings
  • Work collaboratively with the NPD team to ensure representation on procurement and supply
  • Analyse budget and spend with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Build relationships and liaise with internal departments including Production, Quality, Operations and Engineering to ensure efficient and collaborative working
  • Source and manage supplier relationships effectively, ensuring continued supply and commercial terms

Profile

The successful candidate will be able to evidence the following:

  • Strong Purchasing background within an Engineering / Manufacturing background
  • Proven track record of cost savings and negotiation skills
  • Strong supplier management evidencing performance improvement
  • Experience using MRP systems
  • CIPS qualification

Job Offer

Competitive annual salary and package

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
13825602/001
Job Type
Town/City
Herne Bay
Salary
£30000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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