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Supply Chain
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£28000 - £33000 per annum
Date Posted:
12-Apr-2019 04:53 PM
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This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join a highly successful manufacturing business based in Central Scotland.

The main purpose of this role is to identify and manage the company's supplier base both from a Strategic and Operational Support perspective and to drive the best value (cost, quality and service) from suppliers throughout the life cycle of each product.

Key Responsibilities:

To develop and support purchasing objectives and KPI's by managing and supporting the supply base. To define and execute projects in the areas of:

  • Sourcing

  • Cost Reduction

  • Value Engineering

  • Low-Cost Country Sourcing

  • Supplier Development

  • Supplier Management


You will have experience of working in a procurement/purchasing role within a manufacturing environment. Other experience should include:

  • Knowledge of all aspects of Procurement including Sourcing, Negotiation, Supplier Management & New Product Introduction.

  • Strong commercial/business acumen (including legal aspects of purchasing).

  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills. Ability to convince others and influence outcomes.

  • Must be capable of networking and building strong relationships both internally, and externally at all levels.

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