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Kingsnorth, Kent
£25,000 to £28,000
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20 Sep 2022
Our established manufacturing Client based in Kent (Medway) is seeking a Buyer. This is a really exciting position to join a team of two others - full training given - the role of Buyer will suit candidates with some experience of purchasing or supply chain. This role reports to the Senior Buyer. Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 pa Hours: 7am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday, 12.30pm finish Friday Benefits: discretionary bonus scheme, 25 days leave + BH, rising to 27 days contributory pension scheme, free parking Own transport essential due to Client s rural location No hybrid working available Job Purpose: The Buyer will be responsible for contributing towards the successful delivery of the purchasing cost reduction strategy through the achievement of allocated purchasing projects and carrying out tendering processes. Ensuring alignment to company operational activities and sourcing goods and services that ensure the supply chain needs of the company are met in a timely and cost-effective manner. Experience and Qualifications: Excellent negotiation and communication skills - essential Good level of education - A Level or equivalent - higher education desirable but not essential A desire in time to become CIPS qualified - essential Proven purchasing or supply chain experience. (Min 1-2 years) Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate. Ability to work autonomously, using own initiative. Strong co-ordination, interpersonal and negotiation skills. Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task. The ability to build effective collaborative working relationships. Excellent attention to detail and ability to work quickly and accurately. Customer focused problem-solving skills. Experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment. (Desirable)
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  • Job Reference: 717197011-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: React Recruitment Ltd
    React Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Kingsnorth, Kent
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent