Technical Buyer

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Basingstoke, Hampshire | Ref: BBBH29308

Negotiable

Technical Buyer

Basingstoke

Salary: £30,000-£32,000

Role Profile
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a fantastic company based near Basingstoke. My client is looking for a Buyer who will work strategically and will focus on Supplier relationships and cost savings. The successful candidate will be required to have adequate technical-commercial understanding. It is an excellent opportunity for someone who is wanting to join a fast paced environment and has experienced with the full Purchasing process in an engineering environment.
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Issuing RFQs to suppliers and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Raising purchase orders for both direct materials, specifically chemicals
  • Expediting deliveries to ensure OTIF
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Working closely with suppliers ensuring excellent relationships
  • A strong understanding of the commodity


Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience in an engineering company as a Technical/ Engineering Buyer.
  • A good understanding of systems and Excel
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • The ability to look at the possible cost saving opportunities


The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of high quality and health and safety aspects of commodities
  • Knowledge/ understanding of chemicals
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification


Client
Our client is a leading business based near Bradford. it is an excellent time to join the company where they are passionate in developing and growing their team.

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