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Full Time
Job Sector:
South Wales
Cardiff, Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£32000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus, etc.
Start Date:
Sigma Recruitment Ltd
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Opportunity to work in a standalone purchasing role for a global company who employ over 5,000 people in more than 30 locations. The company are currently experiencing excellent commercial results with all manufacturing plants being at full capacity and the business is focused on making further upgrades as part of their continuous improvement journey.

As the buyer, you will report to the group purchasing manager, working in a standalone capacity for the South Wales site having full control over all purchasing and procurement. The role offers a mix of both transactional purchasing from group-wide supplier agreements and involvement in more complex, strategic procurement processes. The role forms part of the plant management team and involves liaising with the senior management team.

As the buyer, your duties will include:

* Leading all purchasing and procurement activities for the South Wales site
* Communicating and embedding purchasing processes.
* Offering innovative solutions and input towards increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of purchasing.
* Undertaking strategic and tactical purchasing.
* Processing purchase requisitions and managing internal queries.
* Managing the tender processes including preparation/issue of requests for quotes and appraisal of supplier offers
* Preparation, issuing and maintaining purchase orders and the progressing and expediting of purchase orders.
* Playing an active role in continuous improvement.

To be successful in your application for the buyer role, you will have the following skills and experience:

* Experience in a manufacturing environment ideally within a fast-paced setup
* Familiarity with undertaking both transactional day to day purchasing and more complex tender/procurement processes.
* SAP experience
* CIPS qualifications are desirable
* Experience of lean and CI activities is desirable

In return, the buyer will receive a salary of £32,000 - £35,000 + pension (company contribution of 7.5%), potential annual bonus up to 10%, healthcare, 25 days holiday + bank holidays etc.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please click on the apply button.

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Company Description

Sigma Recruitment - South Wales Recruitment Specialists.

Sigma Recruitment Ltd are ‘South Wales Recruitment Specialists' based in Cardiff. We offer a full range of permanent recruitment solutions to many of South Wales' leading manufacturing and technical organisations.

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