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Buyer

Salary Negotiable
Location Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Sector
Job Ref HQ00059382
Published 26 days ago

Job Description

Category - Procurement Jobs/ Group buyer Jobs/ Purchasing Roles
Engineering
Staffordshire

We're working with a global manufacturer in Staffordshire on their vacancy in procurement. As a Group buyer you will be working close with the purchasing department sourcing suppliers, driving down costs, engaging with different areas of the business and build relationships with stakeholders.

Key areas of focus
> Supplier Management
> Procurement Strategy
> Cost reduction and cost management

Main Role
> Build relationships with current and potential suppliers
> Procurement of Materials and Commodities
> Work with NPI and Quality Teams
> Managing relationships with key suppliers
> Drive down costs
> Improve transparency within the procurement process

To be considered for this role you must be able to display the following skills and abilities:

> Purchasing in a Manufacturing Environment
> Familiar with Manufacturing Processes
> Global Sourcing
> An appreciation of Lean Techniques
> Working as part of a matrix organisation
> New Product Introduction process
> Commodity Strategy development skills
> Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all levels with an organisation
> Teamwork - Able to actively participate in project team activities
> Independent able to work unsupervised


This role is being recruited as a matter of urgency, and forms an integral part of the procurement team.

This role comes with a competitive salary plus a host of benefits depending upon experience.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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