Full Time
Job Sector:
South Wales
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£30000 - £35000/ annum
Start Date:
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Absolute are operating as a Recruitment Agency for the supply of permanent opportunities.

A global provider of electronic devices, working with closely with the medical, aerospace and defence sector, are looking to recruit a Buyer on a 6-month fixed term contract. You will sit within Purchasing Team for a Buyer, to be responsible for selecting suppliers and negotiating prices for materials and/or services required, so ensuring procedure of nominated materials and services are to agreed programmes by the most economic, timely and efficient means. Initially a 6-month contract with the possibility to extend for the right candidate.

Buyer - Manufacturing (6 Month FTC)

Key Responsibilities:

* Supplier selection - negotiating prices for material and/or services required

* Analyse, negotiate and report supplier price changes

* Responsible for forecasting market trends affecting material and service availability cost, raw material and products

* Select new and alternative sources of supply and in collaboration with technical staff select new and alternative materials and services, providing technical and or commercial advantage to the company

* Ensure all purchasing requisitions and programmes are correct and reflect the current supplier's lead-times

* Follow up on rejected material and obtain necessary credit

* Liaise with other departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet, and to supply demand to relevant quality

* International trading issues/imports/legal, awareness

Core Requirements:

* Ability to meet tight deadlines

* IT skills within Excel, Word & company specific systems

* At least 3 years experience of Purchasing within a manufacturing environment essential

* Minimum qualifications 2 A levels or HNC, or CIPS Diploma or equivalent.

* Membership of CIPS is an advantage

* Must be professional, highly motivated, ethical, business oriented and innovative

* Ability to work on own initiative is essential.

If you are a Buyer with experience in the manufacturing sector, then please submit your CV to be considered

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