We are working with a growing manufacturer who is seeking to appoint an experienced Directs Buyer for their Crawley based operation…
Do you possess significant sourcing, negotiation and supplier management experience? To be considered for this role you will have experience of buying a range of raw materials, chemicals and finished goods within a manufacturing environment and will preferably have previously worked with overseas suppliers.
We require a Buyer - Directs to build and maintain a robust procurement management infrastructure within a growing manufacturing and distribution company based in Crawley. You should possess first-class supplier negotiation and supplier management skills, the ability to negotiate the right price, quality, delivery and lead time for materials including chemicals, finished goods (packaging) and consumables.
The Buyer - Directs will ideally have proven ability in a manufacturing environment and will be able to strategically manage the supply chain, negotiate contracts, establish departmental KPI’s and manage procurement reporting to support organisation decision making and delivery.
Stakeholder management experience is key and you will be able to build trusting and supportive relationships with colleagues and business contacts, ensuring purchasing specification demands and requirements are communicated and understood.
This organisation offers an enjoyable, energetic working environment with opportunity for the successful candidate to shape and develop a career in a green field function within a growing organisation.