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A market leading manufacturer of interior components has a new vacancy for a Commodity Buyer. With experience purchasing for an engineering / manufacturing company you will lead cost and delivery improvements.

Commutable from: Rugby, Coventry, Leamington Spa, Leicester, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Redditch, Tamworth, Warwick

Salary: £ 38,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. + benefits

Suitable for: Buyer, Lead Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Commodity Buyer, Programme Buyer

The Role

You will be responsible for developing supplier relations, negotiating delivery times and exploring new supplier options. You will develop and pursue purchasing opportunities, negotiate contracts and execute defined strategies for the procurement of multiple commodities including Coverstock, Plastics, Electrical and Metals.

Supporting long-term supplier relationships you will be required to develop the supply base and negotiate cost reductions. Part of the purchasing team you will negotiate commercial contracts and long-term price agreements and prepare contract terms and conditions.

The Candidate

You will have strong and effective negotiation skills with a proven track record of cost savings and supplier selection. Candidates will be confident in dealing with suppliers, have the ability to manage multiple tasks, with excellent problem identification and resolution skills.

Qualified to degree level you will have a minimum of 5 years purchasing experience gained in engineering / manufacturing. A good communicator you will work well under pressure delivering results within this global organisation. With a relevant purchasing qualification you will have strong persuasive skills and ability to work on your own initiative.

The business has exciting growth plans with future output set to increase significantly.

For more information or to apply, please send your up-to-date CV to: (Email Removed)

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Wendy Hennessy

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