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Senior Buyer

Job Reference: OUKP1324679       Job Type: Permanent       Date Added: 19/03/2014

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Employer: Optima UK
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum

Duties will include:
Purchasing a variety of commodities / raw materials such as Sheet Steels, Metals, Fabrications, Additives, Adhesives, Catalysts, Coatings, Dyes, Foams, Foods, Fuels, Inks, Oils, Paints, Pigments, Polymers and Resins.
Place appropriate orders for materials to ensure production delivery dates are met
Build and maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiating delivery lead-times, prices and appropriate service levels
Assess the quality of supplied products against spec requirements
Maintain data integrity on MRP system
Manage projects outsourced to supply network
Escalate issues to improve on our performance to customer

Candidate Requirements:

Experience of working in an engineering / manufacturing environment with responsibility for multiple commodities
An ability to negotiate the “best deals” whilst ensuring quality is adhered too
A strong communicator with excellent relationship skills who can influence others
Strong attitude with ability to stand firm but fair on negotiations
Possesses a “hands-on” approach, and willing to get involved at all levels
Able to think clearly and operate effectively under pressure of tight lead-times
An Engineering Degree / Qualification would be advantageous

If this role is of interest to you, please apply via the link provided.

Alternatively, if you would like a confidential discussion about your career and future opportunities either email or call 0116-265 1568

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