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Location: IVYBRIDGE, DEVON Salary: 22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3166570
We are currently recruiting for a Buyer, on a permanent full-time basis. You will be working for a successful and well known manufacturing/engineering business based in the Plymouth area. This is a brand new role, and it has come up due to the expansion and development of this employer.

The role has a salary range of between £22,000 - £25,000 per annum dependant on experience. Standard Monday - Friday working hours.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
 Assist the Directors to ensure that all day-to-day purchasing activities are carried out in a timely and effective manner
 Support the rest of the team with daily sourcing tasks, technical queries and identification of improvement opportunities 
 Develop and maintain KPI’s covering supplier performance/development and overall financial performance
 Ensure performance improvement and recovery plans are developed, issued, tracked and reported on as required for supply base management and improvement.
 Manage all activities that develop relationships with suppliers.
 Negotiate supplier contracts to ensure ongoing best cost and best terms 
 Develop a supply chain to ensure our competitive advantage
 Manage the supply chain to ensure that inventories are maintained and that stock holdings are cost effective and that risks are kept to minimum
 Strategically develop the supply chain through global sourcing strategies to maximise value and to open up cost reduction and future growth opportunities 
 Champion the new product development process through continually seeking out new products and new suppliers in-line with the company’s overall business strategy 

Job Requirements:
 progressive experience in Purchasing & Sourcing with extensive experience in the manufacturing industry, preferably in a strategic setting 
 Ability to achieve objectives.
 Strong computer skills

 Competitive Salary 
 Matched pension scheme
 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
 Parking

If you feel you are the right fit for this role please apply via the link or send your up to date CV to

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