Job Ref: Byr(08.04.19)
Sector: Manufacturing / Production
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 08 April 2019
  • Royston, Hertfordshire, England Royston Hertfordshire GBR SG8 5HE
  • £35,000 per Annum
  • Jack Burgess
  • 01763 254850

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Buyer (Maternity Cover)

Royston - 9 months - £35k

Our client based in Royston, Herts is a large international chemical manufacturer. The organisation specialises in refining precious metal materials, putting them through a highly technical and rigorous chemical process. The company is looking for an experienced Buyer to cover a period of Maternity cover for 9 months initially.

In this role, you will be tasked with sourcing, negotiating, and implementing Engineering services and goods. You will also contribute towards the monitoring of supplier performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Purchase of Engineering services.
  • Liaise with other departments, communicating any issues which may affect business operations.
  • Analyse costs and review cost saving activities.
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers, remaining up to date with market rates to inform negotiations.
  • Maintain good relations with suppliers, continually assess supplier performance.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Substantial Procurement experience within a Manufacturing environment. Ideally within Chemical manufacturing.
  • Indirect Purchasing experience. You must have worked with Suppliers previously.
  • CIPS Qualification would be advantageous but not essential.
  • You must also be IT Literate, Excellent at communicating, and you must be a strong planner.

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply. Otherwise if you have any questions then please email or call Jack Burgess on 01763 254 850.

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08/05/2019 11:09:09
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