Industrial Equipment Manufacturer – Northampton
Up to £30,000 Basic Salary + 15% Bonus + Pension
·A fantastic opportunity for a recognised purchaser/buyer to join a large global manufacturer.
·Exciting and business critical role for an organised, strong team player with a track record of working within purchasing & supply chain.
·Excellent career progression and development opportunities working for a true market leader.
·Rare and unique opportunity to work within a motivated and experienced supply chain team.
The Company recruiting for the Buyer:
A rare opportunity has risen to join a real success story of an organisation. This company have grown aggressively over the last 5 years through acquisition and is looking to strengthen its buying team. Being established for over 60 years, they pride themselves on their strong company values. They are looking to hire some exceptional talent who are as passionate as they are with a forward vision to exceed their current sales trajectory. In return for your experience, they can offer a very rewarding career, with excellent training and benefits package.
The Role of the Buyer:
Joining the business as a Buyer you will work with a cracking team of supply chain professionals. Working closely with the supply chain you will be responsible for supporting the production team. Having full involvement in the team and responsible for new team initiatives this is a great role for candidates looking to join a global innovative business. Responsible for forecasting, your ability to make strong decisions whilst having integrity within the group of companies is key. The scope of this role covers all aspects of managing and developing the supply base to support operational and business needs. The successful individual will be personally responsible for ensuring continued supplier performance (delivery, cost, quality, responsiveness) throughout the lifecycle of the product. The role demands an awareness of commercial contracts and an understanding of the importance of personal integrity in negotiations and discussions with suppliers.
The Candidate for the Buyer:
The successful candidate needs to be able to demonstrate a successful career to date, where you have had exposure to extremely high standards of delivering supply chain information in a controlled, detailed and punctual fashion. Having a positive and commercial approach you will be able to demonstrate forward thinking leadership qualities.
Your exposure to the supply chain and relevant MRP/ERP systems (Microsoft dynamics advantageous) is more probably more important than the industry or sector that you have previously worked within. Candidates looking for their first big role in industry or the someone looking for that next challenge are encouraged to apply. It is important to stress that they are looking for successful candidates to progress through the business and to have aspirations to further their careers.
- You MUST have experience of purchasing /buying within the supply chain
- Experience of working with MRP/ERP systems (Microsoft dynamics advantageous)
- Team player, ability to mix at all levels & great interpersonal skills
The Package for the Buyer:
·Up to £30,000 basic salary
·15% Annual bonus
·Pension, Mobile, Tablet
·25 days holiday plus stats