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Manufacturing Buyer

Manufacturing Buyer

  • Location: Ipswich
  • Salary: £30-35k
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Length of Employment: Perm
  • Reference: PS2217JG
  • Sector: Buyer
  • Vacancy First Advertised: 15th May 2018

Are you a CIPS qualified Buyer with experience of procurement
within a fast pace manufacturing/processing environment? This is an exceptional
opportunity to join a market leader that really is passionate about what they
do and have a culture of continuous development for their people.

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer to be based at their
established site in Ipswich to be accountable for delivering operational
procurement of goods/services for the site across both indirect and direct
categories. In line with the global category strategies, the Buyer will work
with the site team to deliver operational excellence reporting to the
Purchasing Manager. Driving results through systematic and effective supplier
management and ensuring efficient procurement processes are followed. 

Key Responsibilities to include:

Lead, negotiate and execute the
purchase of goods and/or services for the site, achieving the most competitive
and advantageous commercial terms to best meet business objectives. 

Work hand in hand with Category
Management on large spend categories and deliver against the backdrop of
globally negotiated agreements. 

Drive and monitor systematically
Suppliers performance and effectively measure and report against contractual
commitments, managing issues through to resolution. 

Continually search for and develop new
sources of supply and alternative materials, competitively benchmarking to
ensure best possible value delivered to the business. 

Support the site Purchasing Policy and
provide guidance and advice to all at site, working closely for additional
guidance and support where required by Line Manager. 

Qualifications and

You will have a proven track record in
procurement within a manufacturing environment. 

Strong track record in negotiating
significant procurement savings 

Experience in commercial and legal
construction of Supplier agreements 

Excellent track record of effective
management of Suppliers and continuous improvement 

Full or part qualified in CIPS

If you want to be part of an award-winning organisation that
can offer diversity and a great place to work then apply online with your CV
for immediate consideration.

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