Strategic Buyer

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 by CV-Library

Dungannon, County Tyrone, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£28k - £32k Annual
Full-Time
Our client, a highly established and successful engineering company based just outside of Dungannon, have an immediate opportunity for anexperienced Strategic Buyer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and driving down costs, strategic sourcing, helping to lead contract negotiation, supplier management and development, and helping to improve, consolidate and optimise purchasing department processes.

JOB FUNCTION:

The buyer will be responsible for:

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Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications

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Evaluate and develop the supply base. Introduce new suppliers as appropriate to meet the current and future needs of the business, at the same time ensuring continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality, delivery and new product introduction

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Contract negotiation including payment term, quality/warranty annexes and raw material indices

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The identification, introduction and development of new sources of supply

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Placing of purchase orders for products used in the manufacturing of our product range using MRP software

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Order placement and scheduling for long lead time items in line with production forecasts

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Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation

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Implement supplier rationalisation

EXPERIENCE:

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At least two years’ experience in a similar role

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

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Excellent IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office (Excel and Outlook)

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Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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Demonstrates initiative

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Planning and organisational skillset

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Team player who is creative, open-minded, methodical and passionate about their role

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

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Working knowledge of 123 Insight manufacturing software

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Experience in a manufacturing environment

A highly competitive salary is on offer for the successful candidate.

Working hours Mon – Thurs – 8am – 5pm, Friday 8am – 2pm.

For further information call Frankie at Haughey Recruitment on (phone number removed)

Reference: 210537055

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