General Buyer

Futura Design Limited
£23 - 27 per hour
09 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have had a fantastic opportunity become available for a General Buyer based in Gaydon on an initial 51 week contract. Please see a brief description of what the job entails below.

This role requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within the company and with external suppliers. The role will be responsible for organising a number of high value and complex commodities, with impact across several key functions of the business. A varied skill set is required due to the diverse nature of the commodities being purchased. The role requires a high level of interaction internally, as well as a continual flow of high level communication with the supply base and overseas Factories. The successful candidate will be responsible for enabling the purchase and supply chain of global production for specified projects through negotiated costs with suppliers and deliver class leading value to the business.

The candidate must have the relevant skills to be successful in the role ;

- Able to manage and execute complex negotiations
- Strong project management, business acumen, stakeholder management and analytical skills
- Experience in supplier / customer relationship management
- Several years working in a business-to-business commercial role.
- Understanding of cost drivers in a manufacturing environment
- Proven awareness of the total business case and end customer value relationship.

Must be an EU Citizen to apply.