Junior Buyer

The Future Works
Bermuda Park
£25,000 per annum
04 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a multi-national Group company and one of Britain's largest successes of being an employee owned business, are looking to recruit a talented Junior Buyer with an engineering and technical appreciation.
The business has created a unique agenda for a different kind of company that has created a model of operational excellence, providing logistics and consultancy services to a diverse portfolio of companies.
This position would be highly suited to an individual from a supply chain/procurement background who is analytical and numerically astute, with a high level of communication skills and demonstrating a problem solving and results orientated intellect.
Key responsibilities & experience:
-Build and maintain an effective and productive relationship with procurement and supply chain stakeholders
-High levels of communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
-Efficiently prioritising tasks to achieve targets in line with specific projects
-A commercial and financial appreciation with an understanding of how delay or failure could significantly impact production, manufacturing and customer order fulfilment deadlines
-An ability to add value, reduce costs and input and effect to business improvements
-Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers, investigating opportunities for business savings
-Providing a supplier spend analysis with costs for new and existing activities
-Working in a team reviewing opportunities for continuous and business improvements
-Demonstrating integrity, credibility and honesty throughout your approach
-Embracing the pre-existing tools and techniques provided by the Group