Commodity Buyer

£20,000 per annum
04 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, who is a UK based manufacturer of copper for plumbing, heating and a wide range of industrial applications has a busy and varied role within their buying team on a PART TIME basis - flexible hours over 5 days looking at 20-25hours on a pro rata salary of between £20-£25K

Do you have experience within a buying high volume commodity sourcing?

Daily duties include:

• Responsible for neogiating and buying from a specific range
• Provide up to date reports using appropriate KPIs
• Develop new supplier relationships and maintaining established ones
• Ensure all contracts are executed
• Actively monitor and manage metal inventories, ensuring that production requirements are met.
• Co-ordinate hedging activities. Hedging is largely in support of the sales effort and close liaison to the sales team will be required in order to effectively hedge the procurement.
• Analyze sourcing performance.
• Work in partnership with Manufacturing and Production Engineering in order to maintain compliance with ISO and BSI standards and Sustainability goals.
• Liaise with shipping agents on all import and delivery issues

Ideal person will be from a:

Buying background
Keen negotiator
From a manufacturing background
Experience within Commodities sourcing and hedging activities

Working hours are flexible but will be over Monday to Friday and can range from 20 to 25 hours!

The company also offers benefits such as:
25 days holidays plus 8 bank holidays
Pension plan - 4% from employer
Onsite parking
Full training

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more details please contact Laura McCreadie on 01902 715 589

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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