Manufacturing Buyer – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Kent
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Kent

Retail/Purchasing

Are you seeking your next step in your procurement career? Please read on… Exciting opportunity … East Kent

A Buyer is required to join a global manufacturer with their UK Headquarters based in East Kent.

The role will deliver the effective procurement solutions for material supply, balancing total cost, quality and service with an objective to minimise materials inventory.

Working within a small procurement team, this additional person will manage some key relationships between suppliers and the business, ensuring that the business will be a customer of choice.

You will be able to interrogate master data and be able to negotiate with confidence. Working with your counterparts in the team – you will work collaboratively to reduce risk, delivering a better value supply chain by embedding supplier relationship management into projects and focusing the needs of internal and external partners.

Candidates will comfortable with producing meaningful reports and financially astute along with demonstrable experience of a range of ERP and IT systems. SAP would be ideal but not essential.

Key characteristics needed will include excellent attention to detail and a pro-active, can do attitude.

CIPS Certificate would be preferred or prepared to work towards this. Ideal candidates will be HNC level or equivalent and have capability to read and interpret drawings.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and great range of benefits and opportunities for professional development.

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Salary:

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Kent

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