About the job


Job Title: Buyer
Location:Trafford Park
Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
Hours : Monday to Friday


Role Responsibility:

An opportunity has arisen to recruit a Buyer into their Supply Chain Team. This is an exciting time to join the business and there is the potential to make a real impact within this well-respected company.

The Candidate

·         An experienced buyer with extensive knowledge of purchasing preferably in a Furniture / kitchen / construction background environment.

·         Highly motivated individual that understands and works towards company objectives.

·         Proven ability to communicate effectively across all areas and levels of the business.

·         Excellent time management and organisational skills.

·         Able to work to strict deadlines and work under pressure.

·          IT skills required MRP Experience (Good proficiency with Excel).

·         Able to demonstrate continuous improvement through purchasing processes.

·         Proven history of successful supplier negotiation.


The Role

·         Supplier Rationalisation

·         Maintaining / Developing Supplier Relationships

·         Identifying New Suppliers Within the Marketplace

·         Working Toward Cost Saving Objectives by Active Negotiation with Suppliers

·         Supply chain risk mitigation through stock holding/supply agreements, contracts and duel sourcing arrangements

·         Pricing availability for customer quotations

·         Maintaining key procurement & supply chain parameters & raising purchase orders utilising a ERP system.

·         Point of escalation for supplier related issues

·         Managing the purchase and supply of all procured goods and services.

·         Analysing internal Purchasing processes and improving where necessary to ensure continuous improvement in department performance.

·         Negotiating improved supplier terms, as necessary.

·         Negotiating improved pricing and service levels with all vendors and suppliers.

·         Reporting of movements in price and terms to higher management as required.


The Company

PROMAN  acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers. We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial.

View our latest jobs today on our website http://www.proman-uk.com/ and follow us on LinkedIn.


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