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    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

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    Roop Sandhu

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    11 April 2023

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  • Fantastic opportunity to join a leading manufacturing business who are looking to double in size over the next 2 years

This company is a national leader in the manufacture and distribution of cleaning products. They are looking for a Buyer to lead the team at their site in Birmingham.

The business supply into a number industries including healthcare, retail and education. It is well established, financially strong, and has an ambitious plan for growth.

  • Supplier selection and annual contract negotiation.
  • Ensure components /materials are supplied to satisfy manufacturing.
  • Supplier development. SRM (Supplier Relationship Management)
  • Identify potential ways to reduce costs. VFM (Value for Money.
  • Comply with Health and Safety responsibilities as defined in the company health and safety policy and ensure these are adequately delegated in the absence of the job holder.
  • Ensure components /materials are supplied to satisfy manufacturing.

  • 3-5 years direct purchasing experience.
  • Background in fast moving/high volume manufacturing.
  • Experience in International sourcing.
  • VA/VE skills.
  • Track record of achieving cost reductions.
  • Professional approach. CIPS qualified an advantage.
  • Ability to establish relationships with supplier base.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Positive," can-do attitude".

£40,000 - £45,000

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.