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Location: BOLTON BUSINESS CENTRE, LANCASHIRE Salary: 25000 - 27000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 21 days ago Reference: 3055895
I am currently working on a role which is an excellent proposition for a Buyer who is on the CIPS pathway.  My client is a Janitorial Supplies company based in Lancashire who have been able to build a large customer base in the UK.  

Reporting directly in to the Operations Director, who is really highly regarded in the industry, this role  holds significant responsibility regarding the success of this organisation.  

The salary is up to £27,000 per annum.  

You will be responsible for negotiating with existing customers to enable the company to get the best price possible goods and services bought.  
You will source new opportunities to enhance the business, either sourcing for new suppliers or approaching the market as a benchmarking activity.
You will have autonomy to negotiate discounts.  
You will be part of the Group development Committee, responsible for testing of new products to the market.
You will be responsible for the tender process for any new product undertaken.  
You will get the opportunity to travel to Industry exhibitions, both nationally and Internationally.



The successful candidate will have a good track record in a Buying position, preferably with relevant industry experience.
You will have started or completed your CIPS accreditation.
As this role requires a lot of negotiation, you must have a demonstrable negotiation skills, with an ability to think on your feet , while also being able to influence people.
Previous experience of the tender process would be advantageous.
Experience of MRP/ERP systems would be beneficial.
Excellent communication skills are essential.   

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