Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £35,000.00 - £40,000.00 gross per year
  • Milton

Description

Category Buyer

£35,000 - £40,000 + 23 DAYS HOLIDAY PLUS BANK HOLIDAYS + POOL CAR TO SHARE + TRAVEL EXPENSES

THE COMPANY

I am extremely excited to be working with a world renowed manufactuier of special purpose machinery for the FMCG market. With a portfolio of customers including Weetabix and Walkers Pepsico, this business has spent the last 50 years building an enviable reputation for innovation, quality products and excellent customer service. With a UK turnover of over £25m the order book for 2019 is looking very strong. As a result the business is looking to add another category buyer to the team.

THE ROLE

As a Category buyer you will be:

Dealing with suppliers on a day to day basis.
Tasked with the procurement of a specific portfolio of components and materials.
Building a relationships both over the phone and face to face meetings.
Looking after supplier performance on their quality, cost and their delivery.
Where suppliers are under performing, it would be your responsibility find and supply better suppliers.
Negotaiting long term contracts which are commercially benficial to the company
Working as part of a highly competnent procurement team
Working closely with the shop floor, supply chain and quality departments

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal category buyer will have:

At least 3 years experience working as a buyer or in procurement for an engineering or manufacturing business
Strong negotiation skills
Lots of energy, and enjoys building realtionships
Strong with terms and conditions

THE BENEFITS

The successful Category buyer can expect:

Good progression within your career
Be part of a team a great work culture
Work with a well-established profitable company within the engineering industry.

To apply for this role please either apply online or email for further information please contact (phone number removed)

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