Senior Buyer - 1 Year FTC - Glasgow

Wednesday 24 November 2021

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Nine Twenty are delighted to support our manufacturing client to recruit a Senior Buyer on a 1 Year Fixed Term contract.

The Role:

Reporting to the Director of Finance you will role will cover:

  • You will make an immediate impact managing a variety of commodities to support cost reduction strategies

  • Participate in supplier negotiations, purchase agreements, new source identification and selection, and management of supplier relationships

  • Locate, evaluate, negotiate, and select suppliers and potential suppliers to gain the best quality, cost and delivery of purchased material consistent with required standards.

  • You will have the ability to understand market dynamics and develop/propose risk mitigation strategies

  • With a strong customer service focus you will enhance satisfaction, demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers.

  • Managing materials supply and inventory levels to meet manufacturing goals

  • Work closely with suppliers and internal teams to update required data and communicate changes where appropriate       

We are looking for someone who has the following experience:

  • Strategic Buyer, CIPS qualified ideal

  • Background in manufacturing is preferred

  • Strong personality, people person who will work with suppliers and internal teams well

  • Enjoys a role where there is a real opportunity to make an impact, progress and take on more responsibility.

  • Strong Commercial and Business Awareness

  • Excellent IT skills, Microsoft office applications and data handing experience

If you feel you have the necessary experience for this role, please apply or contact Danielle Scott.