Buyer

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
23/10/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Focused Recruitment
Job Ref:
781083370

Buyer
£25,000 to £30,000 (DOE) Pro-Rata
Monday to Friday
6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Rogerstone NP10

Focused Recruitment have an excellent opportunity for a Buyer to join a global company providing tailored business solutions to world leading manufacturers. Our client is looking to recruit an experienced buyer on a 6 month fixed term contract in the Rogerstone area.

**This role also offers the possibility for an extension for the right candidate**

Key responsibilities of this role;
§Maintaining assigned supplier relations by selecting suppliers and negotiating prices for material and/or services required, so ensuring procurement of nominated materials and services to agreed programmes by the most economic, timely and efficient means
§Periodic commodity surveys to obtain price comparisons & analysing, negotiating & reporting supplier price changes
§Sourcing new & alternative suppliers for services & materials in collaboration with technical staff to provide technical or commercial advantage to the company
§Minimising the company exposure in regards to MOQ's & price increases
§Proactive liaison with other departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet, and to supply demand to relevant quality
§Responsible for forecasting market trends affecting material and service availability cost, raw material and products
§Ensuring all purchasing requisitions & programmes are correct & reflect current lead-times, updating relevant managers/departments informed of any changes which threaten work programmes
Skills/Experience requirements;

§Have at least 3 years' experience as a buyer preferably within a manufacturing environment
§Minimum requirement of either 2 A level's, HNC, CIPS Diploma or equivalent
§Membership of CIPS is desired but not required
§Be highly motivated with a good work ethic
§Business orientated with the ability to work on own initiative
§Excellent IT skills with Excel, word & other company specific programmes

If you wish to apply or want to know more, please send your CV to Becky or call for a free confidential impartial chat.

By applying for this position you are giving authorisation for Focused Recruitment Ltd to contact you regarding this vacancy and other vacancies we feel may be suitable for you.
We will not present your CV to any clients without your explicit consent. We will contact you if your CV is of interest, if you are unavailable we will leave a message, YOU MUST return this call otherwise your application cannot progress any further.

Focused Recruitment are a multi award winning independent recruitment agency covering South Wales and the South West. As a service driven company we are fully committed to working with clients and candidates that share this value. We consistently place the right people, into the right companies, with the right roles to fulfil their career aspirations.

Company Description

Closing Date:
20/11/2019

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