Buyer

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Tyne and Wear
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
16 Jan 2019
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REED Procurement and Supply Chain are delighted to be recruiting for a Buyer (Commodity Specialist) for our client, a well established manufacturing and engineering business in Newcastle.

This role is full-time and permanent offering outstanding career opportunities and a friendly yet ambitious Procurement team!

This role will be offered on a permanent basis up to £30,000 per annum.
It will be working Monday to Friday with a 1:30pm early finish on a Friday afternoon!


Job Role:


- Competitively sourcing materials
- Procurement of non-project BOM spend covering production consumables and indirect production materials
- Negotiate cost and lead time reductions with suppliers
- Achieve cost reduction plans
- Strategic sourcing responsibilities
- Maintain supplier agreements
- Develop new sources of supply of indirect and consumable materials
- Resolve any invoice queries
- Ensure supplier delivery and quality problems are rectified
- Analysing quotations from suppliers
- Management of all purchase order contracts
- Expediting of purchase orders

Person Specification:

- Strong negotiation skills
- Problem solving nature
- Minimum of 5 years' experience within Buying
- You will ideally have an Engineering / Manufacturing background
- Working knowledge of MRP systems

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Buyer so please apply ASAP to be considered!

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