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    19 days ago

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TXM Recruit are looking for a Lead Buyer on a permanent basis for a large Engineering company in Staffordshire.

Job Purpose:
Lead the purchasing team on cost reduction, supplier selection, contract implementation and supplier management.

Role Responsibilities:
  • To protect the supply chain by ensuring that suppliers have the capacity to supply quality product within acceptable lead times
  • Manage all external suppliers in the Vendor List via PRISM and identify potential new suppliers
  • Volume analysis of consumed stock to ensure price breaks are set in appropriate places
  • Lead supplier review meetings and cost reduction teams
  • Set-up and support the implementation of Supply Frame Agreements with strategic suppliers on production parts

Role Requirements:
  • CIPS qualified is essential
  • Commercially / legally aware
  • Good understanding of health and safety legislation
  • Contract management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills

If you are looking for your next career move and would like some more information on the role please click 'APPLY' and we will be in touch.