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Job

Category Buyer

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    HR & Business Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday + flexible working

  • Contact:

    Camilla Burrows

  • Contact email:

    camilla.burrows@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CAM/9250_1579626970

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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We are pleased to be working alongside an innovative and forward-thinking manufacturing company located in Sheffield, who are in search for an experienced Category Buyer to join their expanding team. Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the successful candidate will be responsible for a Purchasing Administrator.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is looking to progress in their career and to grow with a successful and established company.

Benefits: £32,000 to £35,000 + 25 days holiday + flexible working + pension

Main duties & responsibilities:

*Monitoring adherence to policy and procedure and proactively making suggestions for improvement where necessary
*Analyse spend and review supply base
*Work alongside process team to source technical components for existing and new suppliers
*Line manage assistant buyer
*Technical and non-technical categories of spend - to be determined
*Full ownership of project buying of key - full ownership of Procurement on key contracts
*Working alongside SQE for supplier monitoring and development
*Undertake spend analysis when required
*Working towards consolidation of supply base
*Sourcing new suppliers as and when necessary
*Working with legal to ensure correct T&C's in place for various suppliers
*Placing orders through MRP system
*Assist in shaping policy and continuous improvement of procedures to reduce waste and increase efficiency

Ideal Candidate:
*CIPS or MCIPS
*Experience working in a manufacturing industry and/or EC&I
*Technical understanding of EC&I (desirable)
*Ambitious
*Strong Attention to detail
*Supplier negotiation experience
*A commercial attitude
*Interpersonal skills
*Team player
*Trustworthy
*Ability to think strategically