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Buyer

Ref code: EYM99098936
Office Support, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
£40k - 45k per year
Birstall, Leicestershire, England
Permanent
Office Based

Job Title: Buyer
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Location: North Leicestershire, Office Based
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

The Procurement Division at SF Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Buyer to join their Manufacturing client based in North Leicestershire on a full time, permanent basis.

This opportunity will involve handling a portfolio of categories and communicating and building strong business relationships internally and externally with suppliers and clients.

As an experienced Buyer, you will be responsible for:

- Taking control of the sourcing strategy for a selected group of commodities.
- Identify, benchmark and select new suppliers to deliver your sourcing strategy. This will support with maximising supply chain effectiveness and minimising risks.
- Establish contracts and framework agreements to ensure security of supply and delivery of improvements against KPI's.
- Accurately forecasting for future product demands.
- Analysing sales and supplier performance reports.
- Ensure that purchase orders are placed in a timely manner and expedited to ensure delivery schedules are achieved to support business needs and avoid delays to onsite production.
- Taking ownership and seeking opportunities to develop and streamline the procurement process.

The successful Buyer will ideally have worked within a Manufacturing or Engineering working environment and be looking for the next step up in your career.

What is essential is that you have experience in:
- Working to tight project schedules.
- Purchase Order Management.
- Supplier and stakeholder management.
- Budget management / cost control.
- Ability to identify areas of improvement.

This opportunity is a fully office-based role working Monday - Friday onsite. The business offers enhanced company benefits and continuously look at opportunities how they can improve employee engagement across the business.

Should you wish to progress an application forward, please click 'Apply Now' with a copy of your updated CV.

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Emma Maloney
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