Buyer - up to £40K plus excellent benefits
T2M Resourcing are working with a leading engineering/ capital equipment business that delivers high value projects to major companies to appoint a Buyer based in the midlands area.
Working as part of a small team with a procurement budget of c£40million per annum and reporting into a Purchasing Manager you will cover all aspects of the procurement function for direct and in-direct purchasing across the project life cycle, including spares and logistics.
Responsibilities will include:
- developing & maintaining long term working relationships with suppliers whilst ensuring that supplier performance is monitored & controlled
- ensuring that proper contacts are made for the supply of goods & services at the right price, right time, right place & of the right quality
- undertaking a key role in the management and execution of purchasing activity for projects (capital equipment programmes from inception to completion) ensuring tight compliance to project costs budgets
- Sourcing of new suppliers
To be successful, you will ideally be a member of CIPS with a minimum 3 years’ experience in a purchasing role. Your experience will come from buying in a project environment ideally buying capital/ process equipment within engineering, automotive preferred. With the ability to demonstrate strong commercial awareness, you will also possess excellent negotiation & influencing skills and a logical approach to tasks.
The role is predominantly office based however occasional site visits within the UK and overseas will also be a requirement.
The successful candidate will receive a salary of upto £40K, annual bonus, pension and excellent holiday entitlement. To apply please forward your CV together with details of your current salary, notice period and covering note to support your application.