• £28,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Henlow, Bedfordshire, England Henlow Bedfordshire sg16 6BL
Job Ref: 172571
Sector: Other
Date Added: 11 January 2021

This role is reporting in to the Procurement and Sourcing Manager. As Buyer you will support the Procurement function in achieving the objectives required to deliver a value supply chain for the organisation, procuring a range of components and materials from an assigned portfolio of suppliers.

Why this position would suit you..

You'll be able to offer a minimum of 3 years' procurement experience from within a manufacturing or engineering industry and developed relationships across a variety of suppliers.

You will be degree educated and CIPS qualified (or working towards this), have a proven track record of category / sub-category buying with proven negotiation skills and ideally, will have had experience dealing with the Far East.

You will be proficient with MS office, particularly Excel and have experience of using MRP/ERP systems.

You'll be home based while the pandemic plays out, but later pleased to return to the sociable and collaborative environment the office offers and looking forward to getting out to meet suppliers within UK and Europe when safe to do so - and occasionally the Far East in the longer term.

Here you can expect:

  • Annual salary iro £30,000
  • To work from home (during the pandemic)
  • A 34.5 hour week
  • 25 days holiday, which increases with service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Free car parking
  • Great HR & L&D support

Keywords that you can relate to this role and what's expected from you:

# Close working relationships with suppliers

# Internal stakeholders

# Inventory optimisation

# Planning tools and systems

# Purchase orders

# Supplier management

# Continuous improvement

# Inventory planning

# Monitoring and Reviewing supplier performance

# KPI's

# Supplier improvement plans

# Continuous improvement

# Negotiation

# Projects

If the outline of what you've read here is a comparable match to your Buying career to date, I'd love to hear from you. Please use the APPLY button to express your interest.

CVs will be reviewed daily and Tate will aim to respond by phone or email.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

10/02/2021 10:50:00
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