• Category Buyer

    Location: Derbyshire Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Position: Temporary

    A growing manufacturing business based in Derby are currently seeking to recruit a Category Buyer / Procurement to join their team on a fixed term contract basis.

    You will be joining the business at a time when they are experiencing expediential growth.

     

    Working closely with the existing Category Buyers, you will be responsible for understanding and managing the supply of the product category to ensure competitive and accurate pricing.

     

    What will you do?

     

    • Understand the legislation, industry, and customer requirements around the category range
    • Searching out new suppliers whilst maintaining the current supplier database
    • Managing the supplier compliance, documentation, and certification
    • Sourcing items required for finished products
    • Providing and supporting the marketing output documents to support the product/service category
    • Managing the product compliance, documentation, and certification
    • Sourcing items for capital equipment
    • Placing purchase orders
    • Co-ordinating with planning and production
    • Ensuring stock is available to coincide with planned production
    • Matching order to goods received
    • Exploring and following up all cost saving opportunities
    • Getting involved with tender process of product groups with approved suppliers
    • Liaising with suppliers and monitoring supplier performance
    • Negotiating with suppliers for cost reductions
    • Spending budget maintenance
    • First in, first out usage
    • Dealing with all sub-contractors
    • Processing all invoices

     

    If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply, please get in touch or apply online.

     

    In return this role will offer a salary between £20,000 – £25,000 depending on experience. Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours a week.

     

    Applicants must have previous buying / procurement experience. The company have continued to grow year on year and so this role offers an amazing opportunity to join the business.

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