A manufacturing business based near Falkirk has an urgent requirement for a Buyer to join their busy Purchasing department on 3 month contract basis.
Reporting to Procurement Manager, the successful candidate will be tasked with providing support to the wider business by acquiring materials and equipment in the most cost effective manner.
Ideally, applicants will have Purchasing experience in a similar environment and be able to hit the ground running.
* Ensure materials/equipment is purchased in a timely manner, communicating any issues to relevant colleagues where appropriate
* Monitor supplier performance
* Effectively negotiate with suppliers ensuring best value for business at all times
* Drive further cost reductions through market and price analysis
Skills & Experience;
* Purchasing experience within manufacturing environment
* Strong negotiation skills
* Natural communicator
* SAP experience
This is an urgent requirement and ideally the assignment will begin in next 7-10 days therefore please apply right away to register your interest.
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