Commodity Buyer

Commodity Buyer

Your new company
An electrical manufacturer based in Farnborough, operating on a global level with branches across Europe, Asia and America

Your new role
As commodity buyer you will joining an established team to help mange a busy work load. You will manage a defined range of commodities and key suppliers driving improvements to the "5 Rights" in support of the business objectives, be able to take responsibility for actions and keep hold of issues whilst delivering the solution to all root causes - not quick fixes, communicate well as part of a team, have an understanding of when to call on Strategic Sourcing support for problems, Ensuring queries are resolved quickly for the tactical level, identify risk within the supply chain and manage the appropriate plans to address these in line with recognised tools and standards, identify opportunities for cost savings throughout the supply chain.

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will have previous proven experience of managing sourcing solutions and supply chain problems within the external supply chain, you will need to posses a confident and professional manner in dealing with suppliers and internal customers, demonstrable experience and success in previous role, the ability to work under own initiative, think outside the box and challenge results to ensure a successful outcome, experienced in managing, interpreting and analysing purchasing data with strong IT skills and use of MRP system for in a manufacturing & production environment.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary, the opportunity to move into a growing company, assistance with CIPS study

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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