Indirect Buyer

Ref No. BHN532893
Salary £30,000 - £40,000/annum
Location Havant, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

My client has a permanent opportunity to join them as an indirect buyer. This is a fabulous opportunity to work with a team that is going through an exciting period of growth.

Important

Experience with the purchasing of indirect commodities

The Job

Following an exciting period of growth, an opportunity has arisen for an Indirect Buyer to join a growing procurement team at this fast-paced & dynamic manufacturing business. The role would suit someone with at least 3-5 years' experience in a similar procurement role in a manufacturing environment

The organisation is committed to learning and development and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to study CIPS qualifications if required.

The main roles and responsibilities are to:

Responsible for managing the supply chain for indirect spend including Energy Contracts, MRO, tooling & facilities

Ensuring supplier compliance.

Targeting cost saving & consolidation opportunities in the indirect categories.

Managing supply change risk in indirect categories.

Development & Introduction of KPI's throughout indirect categories.

Negotiation and management of contracts ensuring supplier KPI's are being met.

Updating various key data such as Supplier Matrix & Cost increases and decreases and communicate this to key stakeholders.

Book hire vehicles where required and manage returns.

Required Skills & Experience

2 -5 years' experience in an Indirect Procurement role in a manufacturing environment.

Strong IT and Excel skills.

Good knowledge & understanding of contracts relating to procurement.

Well organised and proactive.

Good communication and negotiation skills when dealing with suppliers and colleagues.

Good teamwork ethic and positive attitude.

Ability to work well under pressure.

The organisation is committed to learning and development and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to study CIPS qualifications if required.

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Lucy Gibbs
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