We have an exciting role based in Exeter for a permanent Supply Chain Buyer to join the Procurement team. This is a Purchasing transactional Buyer role managing the supply chain, as opposed to a strategic Procurement role.
As you can imagine it is a fast-paced role, requiring development of a good working relationship with suppliers, focusing on lead time and on time delivery, to ensure the smooth running of the Supply Chain.
Hours are 37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday).
This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a truly diverse and global company, we would love to find someone with the drive to grow and develop within our Procurement team.
The Supply chain Buyer has a critical role in ensuring the smooth running of the Supply Chain, through active supplier relationship management, whilst delivering the efficient purchase and delivery of goods associated with production and installation.
Manage a portfolio of materials, ensuring on time delivery and active supplier relationship management. Monitoring Supplier performance and resolving and escalating queries where necessary. Undertake and maintain Market Analysis and Benchmarking to validate current costs and identify opportunities. Working closely with the Procurement Manager to assist with Cost Saving initiatives Operate and be accountable for the given product portfolio. To ensure compliance with Company Procurement Policies Works closely with finance, Technical and Fulfilment teams.To promote an Environmentally protective and Health & Safety conscious work environment
Skills & Knowledge RequiredHighly IT Literate (SAP experience preferable).Strong planning and prioritisation skills, with the ability to manage a demanding workload effectively. Excellent communication skills at all levels and formatsUse the appropriate tools to develop Supplier Relationships. Achieve KPI targets and other identified value-added activities as agreed with the Procurement Manager. To ensure that customer requirements are always metTeam-playerHighly organizedChallenger - results-drivenEfficient and effectiveFlexible, open to new ideas and managing challenging situations.