Buyer

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A market leading manufacturing business in the West Midlands is looking for a buyer to join their operation. Paying competitive salary and offering training and progression opportunities.

A market leading manufacturing business in the West Midlands is looking for a buyer to join their operation. Paying competitive salary and offering training and progression opportunities.

Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Analysing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
  • Maintain excellent knowledge of market and industry developments
  • Gather competitor data and review competitor activity
  • Manage and develop key strategic relationships with suppliers both in the UK and internationally
  • Negotiate product cost and rebates where applicable
  • Achieve optimum cost through effective negotiation, supplier management and identification of the most cost effective sourcing routes
  • Accountability for indirect contracts
  • Develop effective working relationships across all internal departments
  • Liaising with shop floor personnel to ensure supply meets demand
  • To act as a coach and leader by managing, motivating and developing junior members
  • Management appraisals
  • Day to day department management

Your Requirements:

  • CIPS qualified or Studying towards
  • International exposure
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Use of an MRP/ERP system
  • 5 years Purchasing experience
  • Negotiation skills
  • Contract Set up
  • Fast paced environments
  • International Exposure, desirable
  • The ability to recognise future trends
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confidence and presentation skills
  • The ability to make decisions under pressure

This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leading manufacturing business based in the West Midlands. This business can offer you the support and training required to progress within the business.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75468651