Buyer

  • by White Label Recruitment
  • Location Bolton, Lancashire, UK
  • Salary £30,000 - £35,000 / year
  • 132 days ago
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Job Description:

I am working with a client in Bolton who are looking to recruit a Buyer on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established Engineering organisation.

The day to day role of the Senior Buyer will involve the following: -

  • To negotiate prices with suppliers for annual agreements and contracts circa £8Million Spend
  • To formulate and administer purchasing procedures in line with certification requirements
  • To co-ordinate the procurement function in line with project plans ensuing materials are in line with cost, quality and delivery performance indicators.
  • To drive lean manufacturing within Procurement function ensuring key performance targets are met and continual improvements made.
  • To develop and implement improvements of the procurement function through a proactive approach to new technology, techniques and sources of supply.
  • To develop and manage vendor performance to meet changing nature of business.
  • To liaise closely with internal customers at site locally and globally.
  • To train and develop Purchasing team members.

Ideally the candidate will have the following background: -

  • Proven Negotiation skills
  • A good understanding of MRP
  • Ideally to be MCIP’s qualified
  • To ideally have worked in an Engineering environment
  • To have at least 3 years experience in purchasing.

They are looking to offer a competitive salary of £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits + flexible working.

To apply for the Senior Buyer please send your most up to date CV to myself today.

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info + Pension + flexible working hours
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience 5+ years