Buyer

Recruiter
HAYS
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
GBP30000.00 - GBP37000.00 per annum +
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Buyer opportunity in Shrewsbury - Salary circa. £33k

Your new company
Hays are currently recruiting a Technical Buyer on behalf of a multi-national automotive manufacturer based in Shrewsbury.

Your new role
Reporting into the Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for managing and developing manufacturing suppliers. You will liaise and negotiate contracts with existing suppliers ensuring favourable terms and conditions in compliance with the group standard contract with an aim to reduce costs. In addition, you will source new suppliers and assess their tenders. You will also monitor and report on KPIs, market trends, and competitor strategies.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have proven experience in tactical and strategic procurement, as well as a strong technical capability, a sound understanding of MRP systems and Lean manufacturing. Due to the nature of the role you must also be able to read technical drawings and have full membership of CIPS. You will be personable and an excellent communicator who isn't afraid to say no.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a starting salary of circa. £33k + benefits.

What you need to do now
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