$job_consultant_name

Contact
Amanda Anderson

Area
Telford
Job type
Permanent
Salary
Up to £43k per annum (depending on experience)
Reference
AA26002
Date added
Wednesday, 28th Feb 2024

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to join an established global manufacturing business at an exciting stage in a period of transition. This opportunity would be ideal for either an experienced senior buyer looking to move to a world-class employer, or an experienced Buyer looking or their next step in their career to move up into a Senior position.

This company boasts an exceptional reputation within their industry and also as an employer of choice within the region with their vision and values as a business demonstrates their commitment to their employees, customers and the industry as a whole.

As the Commodity Buyer you will be getting involved in:

  • Overseeing and managing both indirect and direct procurement categories
  • Formulate, negotiate and manage supplier contracts including development and management of appropriate SLA’s
  • Support and manage internal stakeholders in their procurement needs and provide an efficient and purchasing process for internal requirements
  • Research and source new potential suppliers and manage the supplier introduction process
  • Evaluate supplier efficiency and manage any potential risks in contract delivery
  • Participate and lead procurement benchmarking and market insight activities
  • Work towards cost saving targets and be responsible for monitoring price variances and increases

The successful candidate will fulfil the following criteria:

  • A strong background in a full-cycle purchasing role within a high-volume manufacturing environment will be essential
  • Experience managing both direct and indirect categories
  • CIPS Level 4 or above would be advantageous but candidates qualified by experience will also be considered
  • Strong analytical skills and able to work in data-driven ways
  • Experience in reviewing complex supplier contracts, KPI’s and SLA’s
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel with the ability to utilise analytical functions

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment


Other Opportunities

All the latest

Temp of the Quarter: Tina’s success as HR Advisor in Healthcare

Temp of the Quarter: Tina’s success as HR Advisor in Healthcare

At Prince, we firmly believe in acknowledging the hard work and achievements of individuals in temporary roles. Introducing Tina, our latest recipient…

Read more: Temp of the Quarter: Tina’s success as HR Advisor in Healthcare
Celebrating Excellence: Lisa – Temp of the Quarter Award Winner

Celebrating Excellence: Lisa – Temp of the Quarter Award Winner

At Prince, we take pride in acknowledging the hard work and dedication of temporary staff members. Temporary workers play a vital role…

Read more: Celebrating Excellence: Lisa – Temp of the Quarter Award Winner
From Childhood Dreams to Unpredictable Futures: The Value of Career Coaching

From Childhood Dreams to Unpredictable Futures: The Value of Career Coaching

As children, we often fantasise about what we want to be when we grow up. From aspiring footballers and famous dancers to…

Read more: From Childhood Dreams to Unpredictable Futures: The Value of Career Coaching