Strategic Buyer

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Melanie Machin

  • Contact email:

    mmachin@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0117 906 5808

  • Job ref:

    MM-58-1

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-18

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-15

Are you a Buyer from a manufacturing background? Do you understand manufacturing processes? We are currently recruiting for a Strategic Buyer based in Milton Keynes, working for a leading manufacturer. This is a permanent role working Mon-Fri 9am-5pm with a salary of up to £35,000 per annum on offer plus excellent company benefits.
 
Reporting to the Operations and Supply Chain Manager, you will be managing the company’s supplier portfolio and material cost base, working to deliver cost savings and best value, conducting supplier audits, negotiating freight and delivery contracts, supporting new product development, quality reviews, and monthly vendor reporting.
 
To be successful in this role, it is essential that you have a proven background within purchasing, procurement and project buying for a manufacturer, with a good understanding of manufacturing processes. You will be knowledgeable in inventory control and supplier management as well as lean manufacturing techniques. Ideally you will be MCIPS qualified or working towards with Strong IT skills (Microsoft packages) and ERP systems.
 
Role to suit: Buyer, Procurement Manager, Procurement Coordinator, Category Manager, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Officer
Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Buckingham, Bedford, Luton, Aylesbury, Northampton