Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 167802
Our international manufacturing client is looking for a Plant Buyer to join them on a permanent basis at their site in Sunderland.
You will take a leading role to deliver best in class purchasing across the plant, providing end to end operational and strategic support
Manage a large commodity portfolio, including a mix of direct material, NPM, MRO, CAPEX and tooling etc.
Work to short time-scales in a fast environment
Implement processes and strategies, working closely with suppliers negotiating best terms, costs and mitigating risk etc.
Working with and liaising with key stakeholders on the overall delivery and objective but also from an NPD perspective
Work on cost down initiatives, source and onboard new suppliers and pro-actively benchmark against alternative suppliers
Closely manage the supplier through building solid relationships and communication throughout the purchasing process to ensure expectations are met
Experience in a procurement role which involves Strategic purchasing
Come from a purchasing role within manufacturing and production and preferably a fast-paced business
Bright forward-thinking individual wanting to progress and develop
Can demonstrate key deliverables and achievements as a result of working with suppliers and implementing strategies
To be considered for the position, candidates must demonstrate all of the above and have proven experience of identifying, formulating and reviewing business objectives on a short and long term basis, and communicate to key stakeholders in a timely manner
Experience with using SAP or a similar MRP or ERP software