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Group Buyer

Salary £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Location Staffordshire,
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00045832
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for a Group Buyer to work for a global company in the Midlands

The successful Group Buyer will join a very busy team and be responsible for supplier performance with respect to their New Product Introduction, Quality, Cost, Risk and Management.

The Role

As a Group Buyer you will:

  • Ensure that materials are purchased at the most competitive prices worldwide
  • Work in conjunction with and support the Purchase Project Lead to deploy the NPI Process
  • Provide guidance to the prototype Buyers through category strategy for categories responsible for
  • Be responsible for achieving annual cost reduction targets
  • Implement LTA's with assigned suppliers
  • Compile risk assessments for nominated supply chain to ensure business continuity

The Person

The successful Group Buyer will have:

  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Detailed understanding of Purchasing tools
  • Global sourcing experience
  • An appreciation of Lean Techniques
  • People management skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Examples of cost savings they've made
  • Ideally be MCIPS qualified
  • Excellent organisational skills

If you would like to apply for this role or discuss in more detail then please call Gareth Chapman on 07766 508826 or email him at

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