Buyer

Location: Wrexham, Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum
Reference: BBBH5161_1636735954
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Buyer

Up to £50k per annum dependant on experience

Monday to Friday

Wrexham

A vacancy has arisen for a Buyer to join our client's team based in Wrexham on a full-time, permanent contract. To create the outstanding equipment that our client's customers expect from them, they need to source the very best parts and suppliers. This role will focus on raw material categories used in the manufacturing process of our client's products.

Performance Objectives

  • You will aim to fulfil the category strategy for your area and work to our client's established guidelines and processes, which include Early Supplier Engagement agreements and the wider Category strategy.
  • Naturally, cost, quality and risk will all be key factors.
  • You will negotiate and analyse to ensure they get the best deals and products.
  • Success means understanding what the business needs and working closely with suppliers
  • You will also need a detailed understanding of Purchasing tools and processes including:
    • Category Management
    • Budget Planning and Reporting
    • Supplier Contracts
    • Project Management
    • Practical Problem Solving
    • Advanced Negotiation Techniques
    • Inventory Management Understanding
    • Management Systems knowledge (ISO, PDCA, TQM, etc)

Person Specification

  • This is a role where expertise and credibility count.
  • You will need proven experience and the ability to strike the best deals for the business.
  • Good communication skills and influence will be essential, along with a gift for building relationships.
  • A CIPS/MCIPS qualification would certainly be an advantage.
  • With these talents, you'll be equipped to help more junior team members develop - but to really excel, you need motivation, enthusiasm and the drive to take the business forward.

Apply

Please send your CV and call Rebecca Brown at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment business.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 30/11/2021

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