Buyer

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Up to £30000 per annum
Posted
20 Sep 2021
Closes
18 Oct 2021
Ref
NW2010
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Purchasing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
An opportunity has become available with my client, based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, for an experienced purchasing specialist (buyer) within manufacturing, to join an international leader in global services with 360° vision and innovation for the retail industry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

· Manage a detailed supply chain plan for each assigned project in line with the organisational and procurement strategies and report on progress of such projects to the relevant stakeholders

· Identify the most appropriate supply route for each project in order for requirements to be procured in the most effective and efficient manner

· Control the project supply chain actions whilst managing the supply chain risks to secure the supply route appropriately

· Negotiate clear, robust and favourable terms and conditions in an appropriate contract

· Creating and developing collaborative strategic supply chain relationships to ensure project flows are streamlined

· Provide analysis on project procurement costs and review opportunities to identify cost saving initiatives

· Assess market trends and conditions so that strategic plans can be implemented accordingly

· Implement lean procurement techniques throughout the project process so that resource utilisation is maximised

· Focus on continuous improvement during all aspects of the project process to ensure maximised efficiency and productivity

Salary 30k

Monday-Friday

The ideal candidate will have experience as a buyer, and will have a great personality, to lead within the industry.

Job Title

Purchasing Specialist / Buyer

Reporting To

Manufacturing and Supply Chain director

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