Lean Engineering Recruitment
£35000 - 50000 Per Annum
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Salary: £35k + £50k

A leading tyre distribution centre are looking to hire a highly experienced Buyer to assist with the growth of the company, this is a new position focused on improving supplier relations.

Key responsibilities as a Buyer:

- Oversee the purchasing team reporting to the CFO
- Responsible for the strategic purchase planning and reducing procurement budget spend
- Manage theexternal suppliers, with a focus on ensuringthe availability of assigned items to support the company's customer service, cost,and inventory turn objectives
- Establish, review and approve the selection of suppliers, including assessment of supplier capability, supplier development, and perform supplier audit
- Analyse latest trends and strategize customer offer incentives

Buyer requirements:

The ideal candidate MUST come from a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Manager role within the tyre industry. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

- Previous experience working with Tyres
- Proven track record within a buying department and implementing procurement strategies
- Strong negotiations skills with a strong sense of ?business acumen' and analytical skills
- Proven background controlling budget and reducing external spend
- Experience in supplier relationship and contract management
- Ability to confidently present to and challenge business leadership
- CIPS qualified is advantageous
- High competency level in use of Microsoft Office (Excel. PowerPoint, Word)

As the Buyer you will be joining a rapidly expanding multimillion-pound turnover company who can offer a highly competitive package and excellent staff benefits.

Apply for the Buyer role today using the links provided.

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.