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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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20 Sep 2022
Kinetic Recruitment are currently looking for a Commodity Buyer for a 12 month temporary contract in Newcastle Upon Tyne. As Commodity Buyer you will support executing Sourcing Priorities in line with business goals and initiatives for the Newcastle site. In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short term initiatives and long term departmental improvements. Commodity Buyer roles and responsibilities; Negotiate best cost & delivery, with suppliers; place and follow up on PO's for assigned commodities Manage effective working relationships with suppliers for PO execution Manage problems and schedule changes to ensure on time delivery Update ERP to ensure accurate planning Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost and lead time reduction Works together with high level individuals within the business Work with Commodity Buyers on technical and commercial developments to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge Actively participate in supplier performance reviews Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects Manage the wing to wing procurement activities for assigned commodities. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts. Commodity Buyer skills and experience; Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university Experience as a Commodity Buyer, within an Engineering or Manufacturing environment. A demonstrable technical mindset and approach with attention to detail. Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to work independently, motivate and influence others Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily Great problem-solving skills. Negotiation expertise Fluent in English (spoken and written) Full time position, flexible hours Mon-Fri Option to work 1 day from home If you are interested in this role, click APPLY NOW. Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 35 years' experience delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries. Kinetic plc treats all applications confidentially and we review all submissions. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities
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  • Job Reference: 717196806-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kinetic Plc
    Kinetic Plc
  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent