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BUYER

Location: SITTINGBOURNE, KENT Salary: 25000 - 30000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3099477
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a large and successful company who still maintain the same family values even through growth.
They are looking for a dynamic buyer with a minimum 2 years experience to come and join their team.

Please read below and if you have the right skills and experience then
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To ensure the timely and efficient procurement of all materials at lowest total cost whilst meeting the required / defined service and quality levels.
To assist with supplier selection / negotiations.
To implement global / regional purchasing strategies at a local level.
To implement the agreed delivery parameters (safety stock at plant, delivery sizes / leadtimes, MOQs, payment terms, financial commitment etc) and validate the suppliers’ Logistics and Quality Assurance specifications.
To maintain accurate area/category data: pricing, PT, OTIF, ensure database is always current, generate accurate cost development
Manage supply relationships with key suppliers through regular fact based supplier reviews against agreed SLA's or other Knauf procurement tools

Competent user of IT Systems – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access etc
Working knowledge of SAP/R3 Systems.
Stakeholder management
Supply chain principles, procedures and methods including understanding of financial analysis tools
Supplier performance improvement tools and techniques
Ability to prioritise effectively
CIPS certificate preferred.
High interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships

Minimum 2 years in a Purchasing role

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