Senior Buyer – Aberdare - £40,000 -£45,000
REED are recruiting of a Senior Buyer on behalf of a market leading manufacturer based in the Aberdare area.
Down to the growth and record turnover, the organisation require more support towards the control of the purchasing function and management of high level clients.
The Senior Buyer will predominantly lead the purchasing function. Whilst maintaining control of the sourcing process and internal parties to ensure best practice sourcing and pricing for the portfolio. Additionally Buyer will maintain on-going price files for the portfolio, whilst ensuring synergy is maintained between price and specification through liaison with design and production to ensure cost, complexity or risk is managed out of the product prior to it being specified. Finally, you will work with senior stakeholders, manage pricing and customer agreements, ensuring delivery times and quality is maintained.
- Manufacturing background (Print, Packaging, or Retail advantageous).
- UK and European supplier management.
- Far East trading engagement.
- Experienced and capability to work collaboratively with different departments; Engineering, Operations, Design team etc.
- Ability to work autonomously and primarily lead the purchasing function
- Commercially aware and incisive with both buying and selling
- Internal and external Stakeholder Management
If you're interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, and call Alex for more information on 02920 386 512.