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Lead Buyer

Ref code: BZA99097960
£35k - 40k per year
Nottinghamshire, England
Office Based

Lead Buyer
Up to £40,000
Monday to Friday with 12 finish on Fridays.

SF Recruitment are working with a Global business recruiting for a Lead Buyer. This is a permanent, full-time role with a salary paying up to £40,000. This is a brand new role with exciting progression opportunities. Reporting to the Procurement Manager you will be responsible developing and pursuing Purchasing opportunities reducing costs where necessary. You will also have 2x direct administrator reports.

Scope of role
- Prepare proposals, request quotes and negotiate purchase terms and conditions
- Monitor supplier performance and resolve issues and concerns
- Regular onsite visits, with weekly/Monthly management reviews
- Inspect and evaluate the quality of purchased items and resolve shortcomings
- Analyse industry and demand trends and support senior management with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies
- To implement and maintain appropriate monitoring procedures to improve supplier performance
- To establish and support long term supplier relationships to maximise supply chain effectiveness
- To constantly seek new sources of supply to obtain lower costs or higher value for operations
- To assess and mitigate risks associated with suppliers rough contract management / supplier audits
-To participate, identify, develop and implement continuous improvement activities throughout the supply chain

The Lead Buyer
- Experienced within Purchasing/Procurement
- Ideally from a Manufacturing/Engineering background
- CIPS qualified or an interest in working towards
- Excellent Communication and Relationships building skills
- Positive and flexible approach
- MRP/ERP and Excel experience

Please apply now to express an interest and a member of the Procurement division will contact all suitable candidates to talk through the scope of the role in more detail.

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