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Salary £14.87 per hour
Location Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type Temp Jobs
Job Ref HQ00044897
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Category - Procurement Jobs/ Supply Chain Jobs
Buyer Operational
Engagement - TEMP / FTC
Start Immediate

We've a great opportunity for a buyer to work with our Derbyshire based manufacturing client.

Your Role

This Vacancy as buyer requires you to take a flexible approach to procurement. You'll be working on both the operational and strategic side.

The general role will see you creating bids, raising purchase orders, processing invoices and working in a fast paced high volume commodity based environment.

As a Buyer you will not be allocated specific projects or sites but work for all projects across the organization. You will be there to build the bridge between Buyers and Lead buyers cascading down and escalating to both sides.

You, as a Buyer will establish part of material bids, implement sourcing strategies, and manage suppliers' commercial relationships and place orders with suppliers.

Your Responsibilities

>Contribute to the identification of material requirements, estimation of allowable costs, provision of material costs, issuing RFQ's to suppliers, create specific contractual packages, assess opportunities and risks in the supply and sign-off a final Bill of Material's.
>Write Tenders
>Manage purchase contracts for the commodity in scope
>Support buyers in managing contracts
>Risk Management
>Help to manage the commercial relationship with suppliers
>Ensure suppliers are competitive and enabling the business to gain competitive advantages
>Develop long term supplier relationships through regular performance reviews
>Help to drive down costs across the departments
>Establish RFQ's including commercial and technical requirements, evaluate and select suppliers offers, place orders and control file transfers
>Manage material cost reduction activities


>Relevant experience in a previous role, within manufacturing
>CIPS qualification preferred
>Sourcing and procurement planning
>Excellent contracting, legal & compliance knowledge
>Excellent negotiating / influencing skills
>Supplier performance and improvement management experience
>Computer literate

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