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Commodity Buyer

Salary Up to £35000.00 per annum
Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00051766
Published 3 months ago

Job Description

Buyer, Senior Buyer, Category Manager, Procurement, Purchasing, Manufacturing

Location: Northampton

Are you a buyer or senior buyer looking for a new and exciting role within a manufacturing environment?

Do you want to join a business that offers great progression opportunities?

If so our client is looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join their purchasing team.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for:

- Supporting the operations team, ensuring suppliers meet performance , quality and deliver against costs

- Sourcing new suppliers across a global supply base

- Analyse market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability

- Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies

- Understand the business objective for supplier cost improvements and develop strategies

- Achieve the given cost improvement objectives through a balanced mix of benchmarking, leverage of new business, direct negotiation, long-term agreements

- Agree development plans with suppliers

- Ensure that new products have been correctly set-up and managed and understand any long term commercial issues or benefits which need to invoked during the product's life

- Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs

The ideal candidate will need:

- Previous experience as a buyer or senior buyer
- To be analytically minded with previous experience analysing spend
- Experience managing and developing existing suppliers
- The ability to source new suppliers when necessary
- To be computer literate with experience using an MRP system
- To be educated to a degree level or CIPS qualified

In return our client offers a competitive salary of up to £36,000 plus other benefits.

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information please apply today.

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