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Job Ref:  204538710
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Leicestershire
City:  Leicestershire
Post Code:  LE65
Salary:  £30000 - £35000/annum
10/10/2016 08:58
A leading provider of Precision Technology is recruiting a Senior Buyer on a 12 month FTC to join their procurement team in Leicestershire. Reporting directly to Purchasing Manager, this role offers a superb opportunity to work for a growing business.

Key Senior Buyer Responsibilities:

* Strategic purchasing, and implementing strategy in line with business objectives
* Achieve and report on Year on year Cost reduction
* Inventory reduction and Working capital improvements
* Ensure optimal delivery of supplier material
* Supplier negotiation and performance improvement
* Tactical purchasing - expediting, placing orders, maintaining production output, address quality issues and invoice queries
* Interpreting technical drawings and component requirements
* Proactive attitude, strong negotiation and teamwork skills
* Departmental reporting of cost savings and improvement projects
* Where supply issues are identified work with the supply chain, manufacturing engineers, product managers and engineers to find a solution
* Source new products and encourage innovation within the supply chain
* Analyse technical data, designs, specifications, manufacturing limitations and supplier capabilities

Your skills and background:

* Experience in a manufacturing/engineering buying role
* CIPS Qualified or working towards qualification
* Engineering/technical background - Understand technical drawings, materials and manufacturing processes
* Persuasion and Negotiation skills
* Full Driving license
* IT - MS Navision MRP System & IT experience desirable but not essential

This is an excellent Senior Buyer opportunity to join an innovative and forward thinking business that encourages entrepreneurial flare. They are a very progressive business that endorse organic growth, based in the Leicestershire area.

lease apply now or contact Peter Nee for further information
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