Buyer – Manufacturing

Full Time Permanent

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One of our most prestigious clients, a market leading well known British manufacturing brand is looking for an ambitious Buyer to cover the internal manufacturing for their Long Eaton site.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a bright, well organised and enterprising purchasing professional to join a company which offers exceptional benefits and room for progression internally.

Key Responsibilities:

* Analyse data in order to assess buy options.

* Purchase goods at agreed costs from approved suppliers working from system generated reports.

* Ensure that material is delivered on time to enable continuous production in order to meet demand.

* Maintain and manage supplier relationships, through regular contact and meetings to ensure continual improvement.

* Work with Technical and Sustainability teams to identify suppliers of material and services for our products.

* Identify cost saving opportunities through benchmarking projects.

* Implement smooth ordering process such as consignment stock/VMI programs with our suppliers.

* Reduce stock holding and increase stock turns on the suppliers assigned.

Key Criteria:

* Previous purchasing experience

* CIPS or part CIPS qualified

* Strong communicator – able to work closely with internal and external teams

* Problem Solver

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Buyer looking to take the next step into a highly regarded and instantly recognisable brand

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