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Buyer

Location: BICESTER VILLAGE, OXFORDSHIRE Salary: 25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 18 days ago Reference: 3085093
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain are recruiting for a Buyer - Paying up to £30,000 + benefits - depending on experience. Based in Bicester, Oxfordshire.



I am looking for a Purchasing / Supply Chain candidate to join a rapidly growing company. You will be researching and building on working relationships with new suppliers and subcontractors as well as supporting the internal departments on purchasing requests. This role will report to the Purchasing Manager and will suit someone working in a similar role.

You must be an effective communicator with the ability to influence and engage a variety of stakeholders to assist the purchasing goals. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to join a growing organisation.

You will need;
Extremely organised with good business acumen, experience of stakeholder management and excellent analytical skills
Experience in supplier / customer relationship management
Understanding of cost drivers in a manufacturing environment
Previous experience in a purchasing / supply chain role
Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to work effectively with teams
Good IT skills including power point, excel and word
Good understanding of need for diplomacy and confidentiality
Attention to detail
Self-motivated with a can-do attitude

Key responsibilities;
This role requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within the company and with our external suppliers;
The role will be responsible for organising a number of high value and complex products, with impact across several key functions of the business
A varied skill set is required due to the diverse nature of the products being purchased
The role requires a high level of interaction internally, as well as a continual flow of high level communication with the supply base
Assisting with the purchase and supply chain of global production for specified projects through negotiated costs with suppliers and deliver value to the business
Raising and issuing of purchase orders in accordance with our production requirements and company procedures
Maintain accurate and timely data records
Assist with issuing purchasing inquiries and carry out quotation analysis where necessary

If interested please send me your most recent and up to date CV  - 

George.Purkiss@reedglobal.com

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