Strategic Buyer

Recruiter
Prince Personnel Limited
Location
Telford
Salary
Up to £32,000 per annum plus bonus (DOE)
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Strategic Buyer

Telford, Shropshire

Permanent

Up to £32,000 per annum plus bonus (DOE)

Monday to Thur 8 am -5 pm, Fri 8 am - 12 pm

Prince Personnel are proud to be recruiting for a well-established fast paced manufacturing organisation based in Telford. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join them on a permanent basis. The Buyer will be responsible for managing all negotiation and strategic purchasing activities within their assigned commodity from RFQ through to vendor management. Some responsibilities will include;

- Negotiating all cost and terms of supply for direct materials and components for manufacturing
- Strategic planning and researching of potential markets in terms of new channels of supply
- Provide a key point of contact for the business in terms of product requirements and for suppliers for all queries
- Work with and develop suppliers when necessary to maximise potential to support procurement activity
- Keep informed and up-to-date regarding market trends for assigned commodity
- Create and prepare all contractual agreements and terms of supply within necessary timeframes

To be considered for this opportunity you will have a strong background within a strategic direct purchasing role where you have been responsible for high profile negotiations in terms of price, quality, delivery and SLA's within a manufacturing organisation. You will ideally be CIPS Qualified or working towards this and be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen when it comes to procurement related decisions. This is a key role within the business and therefore you will need exceptional negotiation skills along with the ability to build and develop strong supplier relationships. You must be prepared to travel to supplier sites throughout the UK and on occasions overseas.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.

About Us

Prince Personnel are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Whether you're seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment or contract you'll find us easy to deal with. Located in thriving Telford, we focus on jobs in Shropshire, Staffordshire and North Wales. Prince Personnel specialise in commercial, accounts and finance and technical recruitment. With the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.

Reference: AA21426