Ref No. BHN540509
Benefits ASAP
Location Gillingham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Empty


My client have a fantatsic opportunity to join them on a permanent basis a Buyer


Experience in a direct purchasing role

The Job

The role of the buyer will be to lead the direct purchasing requirements for my clients plant, at the right price at the right time.

Location - Gillingham

Salary - up to £40k

The roles and responsibilities for the role will be -

Delivering and executing robust plans for year on year performance.

Work closely with category teams to identify opportunities for link and leverage.

Building strong robust contracts with suppliers that perform all targets.

Drive collaboration with business partners to achieve ongoing competitive edge with their business strategy.
Ensure activities are performed with high integrity and in compliance with Global, Divisional and Site procedures and encourage Process and Systems Improvements

Facilitate cross functional participation in all cost down initiatives including idea generation in the best cost spares and new equipment

The ideal candidate for the role will have -

Experience of suppliers and achieving joint goals.
Commercially astute.
5+ years relevant experience in related automotive / engineering environment.
Proven record in driving cost down options.
An appreciation of technical drawings and specifications

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Lucy Gibbs
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