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  • Location: Caerphilly
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 24 days ago
  • Company: Sigma Recruitment

Opportunity for a buyer to work with a global manufacturing organisation with a Blue-Chip customer base. The company continue to improve their performance and grow year on year and are looking in to further expansion of their facility as a result of their continued growth.

The buyer will report into a supply chain manager onsite and will be responsible for ensuring a consistent flow of materials on to the site to ensure customer satisfaction along with undertaking vendor selection and negotiation as required to meet the needs of the facility.

As the buyer your duties will include:

  • Liaising with various departments to identify local service and material needs.
  • Undertaking ad-hoc and 'spot; purchasing as required
  • Evaluation of current suppliers and identifying new supplier options
  • Negotiating purchasing agreements with vendors to ensure that materials and services obtained are at the lowest cost, in the correct quantity, and of the highest quality consistent with company requirements
  • Ensuring that goods and services are delivered within scheduled time frames
  • Ensuring uninterrupted supply of materials and services to support the facility

To be a successful buyer you will need:

  • Previous experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong negotiation skills and a track record of achieving savings
  • Experience of working with MRP/ERP systems is desirable
  • A level of CIPS qualification is desirable
  • Must be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office applications

In return, the buyer will receive a salary of £25,000-£28,000 (dependent on experience) + pension, etc.

Hours of work are 8am-4pm Monday to Friday.

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

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