Are you a Buyer looking for a new role in East Sussex paying up to £35,000? If so Senex Recruitment is working with a specialist supplier of high-end engineering products who require a proactive, forward thinking and commercially astute purchasing professional.
This is a fantastic opportunity to lead cost saving throughout the supply chain and will require a tenacious and skilled negotiator to secure the best price on raw materials and items for manufacturing.
Responsibilities and Duties
You will be partnering with both the Design and Manufacturing to ensure all required parts are secured at the best price, optimal quantity, and the highest possible quality from suppliers.
Your duties as Buyer will include:
Achieve the most competitive purchase price for the quality and quantity required for all raw materials purchased this will include price negotiations and establishing good pricing deals.
• Placing orders for new materials
• Monitoring stock levels and working closely with manufacturing to maintain a lean and effective supply chain
• Working closely with all departments such as manufacturing and design to ensure purchasing issues and queries are proactively dealt with
• Support procurement-based projects in order to deliver increased margins, identifying where cost savings can be made
Qualifications and Skills
With previous experience of Buying or Purchasing ideally in a manufacturing or engineering environment, you will have some basic understanding of technical drawing and be able to interpret for the purposes of purchasing materials and components. You will have strong negotiation skills, be an excellent communicator coupled with a professional approach in all that you do.
The company offers a strong starting salary coupled with a comprehensive benefits package
If you are ready for this opportunity within the purchasing sector apply for this job by contacting Kevin McHugh at Senex Recruitment on 01424 211872 or on line. You can view all our current vacancies using the job search page