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2022-01-07 13:54:471970-01-01 IRS Recruitment
Job Type Permanent
Location Halesworth, Suffolk
Area Suffolk, England Suffolk England Halesworth, Suffolk
Sector Business Services & Office Support
Salary £28000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Currency GBP
Start Date Immediate
Job Ref J11000_1641563688
Job Views 196

Due to a growth expansion our client is currently looking for a Senior Buyer or Assistant Buyer to work in their busy procurement department.

Duties of the buyer will include; but not limited to:

* Purchasing of all the packaging and raw materials required to fulfil the production plan
* Responsible for the management and improvement of cost prices, contract management, streamlining the supplier profile and improving lead times
* Manage purchasing costs for stock, commodity items and services ensuring it is competitive
* Manage and review pricing negotiation strategies to attain the best terms whilst managing supplier portfolio
* Contracts negotiation and management, putting long term strategic framework agreements in place
* Supporting Planners to fulfil demands with Purchase Order delivery dates and expediting critical items
* Working with the Commercial Team on new projects, and creatively sourcing new material and fining alternative suppliers


* Buying experience within a manufacturing environment
* CIPS Qualification (desirable)
* Experience of onboarding new suppliers and audits
* Capable of identifying cost saving opportunities and delivering cost down projects
* Be highly analytical and good at problem solving
* Proactive, well organised and able to build strong relationships
* High standard on all Microsoft packages
* Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
* Super positive outlook

Working days and hours:

Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week with a 45 unpaid lunch break.


Depending on experience and are open to realistic expectations.

* 30 days holiday (Inc. Bank Holidays)
* Extra 1 day holiday for every 2 years' service up to 10 extra days
* Monthly employee events
* Free parking
* Sick pay scheme
* Flexi-time scheme
* Attractive, newly renovated offices and free Nespresso!

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please apply now.

This vacancy is being advertised by IRS Recruitment who are operating as a Recruitment Agency.

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