Buyer

Recruiter
Search Consultancy
Location
Stirling
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

Key Duties;

* 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.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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