Macildowie are pleased to be recruiting a Junior Buyer for a growing business based in Northamptonshire. This is a newly created role, as the company centralise their Procurement function, therefore require a motivated individual who can make the position their own.
Reporting to the UK Head of Procurement, the Junior Buyer will be responsible for the following:
- Placing of day to day orders for UK sites for Packaging and Indirect Spend
- Liaising with both the suppliers and internal stakeholders to meet required specifications and delivery dates
- Ensuring overall system maintenance for pricing and approved suppliers
- Continual supplier review and management, setting suppliers KPI's/SLA's and holding review meetings with suppliers
- Regular spend analysis for the Indirect spend
- Supporting the wider business with ad hoc projects and specific requirements for their categories
- Working closely with key stakeholders to identify possible cost savings, conduct tenders and agree appropriate commercial terms
To be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate strong organisation skills and be a self starter; we are looking for some with the ability to implement change, create processes and 'think differently.' A tenacious character is required in addition to excellent communication skills as you'll regularly be dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
You'll need experience in a Manufacturing environment and be able to discuss previous achievements regarding cost saving and process implementation.This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing global business, who will offer a salary of up to £26,000 plus benefits. If you fit the criteria described, please do not hesitate to apply.
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