Buyer

Recruiter
Randstad Construction, Property and Engineering
Location
Stafford
Salary
19.00 - 25.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract

A Buyer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in delivering procurement excellence? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* Responsible and accountable for the implementation of a local sourcing strategy
* Managing policies, agreements, special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line(s) NPI programs
* Provide leadership for cost reduction, sourcing, logistics and resource management.
* Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing
* Liaison with corresponding Category buyers.

Required Qualifications:

*Degree educated or equivalent experience within a Purchasing role.

*Previous experience in managing a supplier base.
*Ability to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions
*Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills
*Effective communicator in written and oral form
*Well-developed interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications:

*Previous experience of managing global suppliers.
*Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.