Production Buyer

JPS Supply Chain Recruitment
From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Since 1968 our Client has been recognised as a leading Global supplier of Architectural metalwork and interior design solutions. They are firmly established as a UK manufacturing operation with 5 sites across the Country. They excel in delivering value-engineered solutions across the world. Driven by their desire for Quality, Service, Innovation and Dependability they are recognised as a dynamic business with inspiring leaders who believe in giving autonomy and scope to their staff. Based in the Birmingham Manufacturing Facility, this is an excellent, high visibility role that would suit an ambitious, self-motivated candidate who can lead the purchasing functions to a greater level of service delivery and cost performance. My client is now looking for a Buyer who has experience of working within the manufacturing industry. As an experienced production purchaser you will be responsible for managing spend categories and holding responsibility for the price, quality and service of goods. You will be accustomed to working within a fast paced, high pressure environment and preferably have experience of managing and leading a team. To succeed in this role you will have:- · Supplier liaison, negotiation and relationship building · Procurement of a range of materials for manufacture · Identifying new suppliers · Lead negotiation activities to drive and realise continuous performance improvement · Working with internal stakeholders on New Product Development · Excellent numerical and organisational ability · Strong on systems, process and IT · Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment. This role offers the right candidate a huge amount of potential for growth, development and promotion, both at this site and as a part of the wider group. If this role is of interest to you, we would love to hear from you This job was originally posted as