Buyer

  • Location
    Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-062019-71813

What you can expect:


In this position, you will ensure that the materials necessary for fulfilling demand are sourced and procured in line with the requirements of the business.



In this role, your main responsibility is:



  • To prepare and implement local and regional procurement strategies.

  • To handle supplier management, including selection, negotiation and awarding


of contracts and agreements.



  • You will manage RFx's for your responsible categories.

  • You will be required to build and maintain excellent supplier relationships and


communications.



  • In addition, you will be expected to develop in-depth product knowledge and


proactively monitor market trends and supplier developments.



  • You will also need to work closely with other departments and provide analysis


reports where applicable.




About you:



  • You are educated to graduate Level in either business or economics and CIPS

  • Level 4 would be an advantage.

  • Ideally you will already have a minimum of 5 years in a similar role and have good


commercial awareness



  • You will be a highly organised and analytical individual with problem solving


abilities, a team player, who is able to multi-task and complete tasks in a timely and


efficient manner.



  • You are a proficient user of MS Office applications and of SAP.

  • During negotiations and discussions, you are capable of skilled communication in


English.



  • If you view occasional business trips as a plus, we look forward to receiving your


application.



Hours - 9.00am - 5.00pm


Monday to Friday.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Joshua Heal