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£25000 - £28000

Job Description

Working for this leading industrial products supplier.  The company are seeking an experienced Buyer to work within the growing Purchasing team.

Your day to day tasks will include:

  • Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with approved and potential suppliers to ensure competitive pricing, payment terms and quality products for the group.
  • Benchmarking, negotiating prices, service delivery and ensuring added value.
  • Hold supplier reviews and supplier performance measurements
  • Visit suppliers and carry out suitable appraisals and reviews
  • Looking after contract tendering on brand items
  • Looking after price and discount negotiations with suppliers
  • Ensure price increases and changes are accounted for
  • Analysis of supplier sales and product volumes by member to monitor trends and take action
  • Source new products and suppliers from both inside and outside the UK as required.
  • Attend and proactively participate in Committee and General Meetings, which may be off site and could require overnight attendance.
  • Log and monitor commodity indices on a weekly basis, sourcing additional indices as necessary
  • Liaise with the head of the Purchasing Committee to ensure the wishes of the committee are being carried out.
  • Prepare and distribute correspondence when requested, from Directors to members and suppliers.
  • Complete a weekly activity report for the Procurement Manager.

To apply you must have:

  • Strong procurement/Buying knowledge and experience in working across various functions, businesses and regions
  • Practical knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures
  • End to end sourcing experience
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Must be advanced in MS Excel including v-look ups, pivot tables and formulas.  Candidates without this knowledge will not be considered
  • Ideally you will have dealt with suppliers worldwide
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Candidates from an industrial product supplier background would be ideal

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a fun and growing team with scope for progression and an immediate interview.



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