Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
As part of the purchasing team, you'll be on the front line of driving projects forward with a key drive on ensuring quality, managing cost and mitigating any risk during the New Product Introduction Process. You will also e responsible for a number of key commodities and managing cost saving methods. Client Details Global manufacturer based in Stoke On Trent, looking for a driven buyer to join their forward thinking, people orientated business. Description Key responsibilities - Building lasting relationships with suppliers. - Work as part of a multi-functional team. - Raise requisition orders - Negotiate cost savings -Critically assess and improve the vendor base and associated procurement processes -Support the implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles and techniques throughout the purchasing function. Profile The successful Buyer for this manufacturing leader, will need to have the following attributes; -Purchasing experience within an engineering / manufacturing environment. -Strong track record in strategic sourcing (including contract management) and international procurement . -Full appreciation and understanding of the end to end supply chain to ensure suppliers meet requirements -Commercially aware with business acumen and able to achieve cost benefits. Job Offer Competitive Salary and benefits package This job was originally posted as