Macildowie is pleased to be working with a well-known brand name based in Derby, as they look to recruit an experienced Buyer to join their existing team.
Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, you will be tasked working on direct and indirect purchasing activities both nationally and internationally.
* Conducts research to identify suppliers who will deliver best value and best quality of goods and services.
* Builds and maintains good relationships with new and existing suppliers.
* Reviews and supports contract negotiations, establishing KPIs and SLAs to enable ongoing monitoring of the quality of service and product delivered * Help prepare tenders and evaluate tender responses
* Liaise with Marketing, Design, Quality and Supply Chain teams on the development of Sourced products to ensure product is developed and delivered on time and in full.
* Working with the Purchasing team to drive cost savings
* Working with the Purchasing Manager to ensure procedures are followed in line with the business
* Purchasing strategy whilst ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives.
The successful candidate will be able to display the following skills and experience:
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Good presentation skills
* Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and manage internal and external relationships
* Able to work in a small team.
* Numerical, with strong analytical and negotiation skills
* High level of computer literacy.
* Methodical, confident and organised approach to working
* Experience in dealing with global suppliers
* Experience in critical path project management processes.
* Ability to multi task, flexible /adaptable approach to work
* Able to work under pressure and to tight schedules.
This is a rare opportunity to join a well established business, based in their Derbyshire operations.
Salary will pay up to £30,000 plus benefits depending upon experience
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