|Location||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England|
|Job-type||Interim / Contract|
|Salary||£27k - 32k per year|
£27,000 - £32,000
Buyer required by industry leading engineering company, on a contract basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for procurement of goods and services to meet the needs of the business.
Working from engineering drawings and raising purchase orders.
Submitting requests for quotation and chasing responses when required.
Negotiating prices with suppliers
Managing stock levels and purchasing in line with manufacturing demands.
Setting up new suppliers and maintaining compliance
Expediting overdue orders.
Ensuring quality of materials and coordinating payment of invoices.
Continuous improvement of the procurement and supply chain function.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
The ability to build and maintain business relationships.
A background in a similar role within an engineering or manufacturing or equivalent environment.
Analytical with an aptitude for figures.
Ideally CIPs qualified or working towards.
Highly organised with the ability to prioritise.