Buyer - Indirect

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    Competitive salary and benefits package

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    Lisa Osborne

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    01384 446162

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    over 1 year ago

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Buyer- Indirect



Talented Indirects Buyer required by iconic British automotive manufacturing company based in Hethel, Norfolk.

The Role:

As Buyer Indirects you will ensuresupplies are sourced efficiently and effectively.  Build and maintain supplier relationships, build a cost saving workload and lead Cost Reduction exercises. Working as the procurement expert in cross-functional teams identify, evaluate and deliver certain VA/VE projects. Working collaboratively with Engineering, develop and deliver programmes involving suppliers in product development.

  • Source and procure a variety of components/services.
  • Place and process purchase orders on behalf of the company.
  • Ensure all activities undertaken are in line with current policies and procedures.
  • Assist in day to day running of the Purchasing Department and all activities associated with it
  • Liaise with internal Customers to ensure Service Satisfaction
  • Work directly with internal Customers on commercial aspects relevant to their requirements
  • Undertake cost-down activities as directed by the Purchasing Manager
  • Assess existing suppliers with the aim to reduce supplier base, unit costs and complexity
  • Assess prospective suppliers to reduce costs and establish better standards of quality, service provision and operational flexibility

The Person:

  • Proven track record of success within an Indirect procurement role, working within a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing technologies, processes and applications.
  • Ability and acceptance of a degree of domestic and international travel, occasionally with little notice.

In return for your procurement experience, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.  Interested?  Please contact me directly or contact 01384 446162 for further information.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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