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Buyer / Purchasing Planner

  • Location:

    Egham, Surrey

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sara Gomm

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job Description

My Egham based client is seeking and experience Buyer / Purchaser to work for a well established manufacturing / installations company. Main duties of the role will include -

  • Manage the purchasing process to ensure that all day-to-day purchasing activities are carried out in a timely and effective manner
  • Support the rest of the team with daily sourcing tasks, technically queries and identification of improvement opportunities
  • Develop and maintain KPI's covering supplier performance/development and overall financial performance
  • Ensure performance improvement and recovery plans are developed, issued, tracked and reported on as required for supply base management and improvement.
  • Manage all activities that develop relationships with suppliers.
  • Negotiate supplier contracts to ensure ongoing best cost and best terms
  • Develop supply chain to ensure our competitive advantage
  • Manage supply chain to ensure that inventories are maintained and that stock holdings are cost effective and that risks are kept to minimum
  • Seek out and manage materials savings initiatives in line with profit plan and overall business objectives.
  • Strategically develop supply chain through global sourcing strategies to maximise value and to open up cost reduction and future growth opportunities
  • Champion the new product development process through continually seeking out new products and new suppliers in-line with the company's overall business strategy

Core hours are Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm - no weekends!

If this role sounds of interest, please apply today or call Lisa on 01483 700 500.


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