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  • Location

    Burton-on-Trent

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Webster

  • Contact email:

    charlie.webster@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    1332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-30586

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-10

  • Startdate:

    2022-06-26

  • Consultant:

    Charlie Webster

TXM Recruit are looking for a Commodity Buyer for a large Engineering company based in Staffordshire.

Role Overview:
To lead and co-ordinate professional purchasing strategies for key suppliers and commodities.

Role Responsibilities:
  • The selection of suppliers and negotiation of prices within post holder’s level of delegated authority to commit
  • The negotiation of appropriate Conditions of Purchase
  • The creation of Long Term Supply Agreements with Key Suppliers
  • The delivery of purchasing savings in line with Company objectives
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders and demonstrate the company values The management of the relationship with allocated key suppliers
  • The development of new suppliers to maintain a competitive market place Person Specification Consider what is essential and what is desirable

Background & Experience:
  • Extensive knowledge of purchasing and supply management processes
  • Good Knowledge of supplier selection strategies
  • Track record of cost reduction
  • Excellent communicator and negotiator
  • Supplier contract negotiation
  • Excellent analytical & presentation skills
  • Change management
  • Relevant product knowledge

Qualifications/Education required:
  • 7+ years of purchasing experience
  • CIPS qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Degree educated would be an advantage but not essential
  • Strategic experience is essential

Benefits:
  • 3 x Death in Service
  • 25 days annual leave + BH
  • Pension scheme
  • Hybrid working
Working Hours:
  • Monday - Friday , 37 hours per week
If you are interested in the role and would like some more information please click 'APPLY' and we will be in touch.