Major Recruitment Oldbury are delighted to be recruiting for a professional manufacturing organisation in the Stourport-On-Severn area who are seeking an experience Buyer to start immediately.

This role is fully office based and DOES NOT offer remote/ hybrid working options

Duties and tasks will include:

  • Work with suppliers and influence stakeholders to drive delivery of procurement objectives.
  • Support development and implementation of innovation strategy.
  • Deliver KPI’s relating to cost, cash, quality, service and continuity of supply for the portfolio.
  • Understand market and analyse trends to be able to make informed buying decisions for the business.
  • Understanding business requirements and structuring agreements to meet those requirements.
  • Minimise risk to continuity of supply by carrying out supplier risk assessments, supplier audits and implementing corrective actions as required.
  • Conducting market tenders and managing the evaluation across a cross-functional team to determine supplier selection.
  • Ensure all procurement activity is carried out in line with internal policy and procedure.

Candidates welcome to apply for the role will have the following:

  • A minimum 3 years experience within a procurement role, preferably within a manufacturing organisation
  • IT literate with knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • Knowledge of internal business procedure and processes
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to build good working Relationships with Suppliers & Internal Customers
  • Excellent attention-to-detail
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, changing environment
  • Level 4 CIPS or willingness to Study for CIPS

Hours of work are Monday to Thursday 8am to 4.30pm and a 1pm finish on a Friday.

Free parking is available.