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Buyer (German Speaking)

Job Title: Buyer (German Speaking)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: Negotiable
REF: BBBH8260
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email: aimeegleave@castuk.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Senior Buyer (German Speaking)
North West
£40,000 - £45,000 plus benefits

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading business based in the Wigan area as a Senior Buyer in their Purchasing team.

In this Buyer role you will be responsible for managing a range of suppliers based in Germany and so fluency in German is essential.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing multiple sourcing projects at any given time
  • Drafting and negotiating supply contracts in German
  • Managing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies
  • Identifying new suppliers to maximise quality and minimise costs

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Degree level education or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a Buyer within manufacturing or production environments such as Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics or FMCG
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Fluency in German language (written and spoken) or native German

Client

Leading business in the North West area

Remuneration

£40,000 - £45,000 plus benefits

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board, such as Junior Buyer to Procurement Director level. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.