Buyer - Maternity Cover

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 7 months ago
Contact Kelly Jennings
Job Ref KJ172_1539699196

Job Description

Grafton Procurement and Supply are now accepting applications from Buyers/purchaing or Supply Chain professionals for a contract Buyer job in Antrim. The successful Buyer will be based in one of Northern Ireland's most prestigious employers and will have the opportunity to work in a structured procurement department and global business environment. This position is to cover maternity leave.

As Buyer you will join a busy procurement function and it will be your job to support tactical and strategic buying initiatives within your commodity portfolio. As Buyer, you will work cross functionally with internal stakeholders to determine technical requirements and liaise with your colleagues in sourcing to ensure that the right products are bought, in the right quality and at the right time. As Buyer, you will develop strong supplier partnerships and work with suppliers to buy products at the most competitive price. You will support strategic procurement initiatives and continually seek ways to improve and add value.

This role is for maternity cover. Working hours are 08.00 - 16.30 Monday to Thursday and 08.00 - 13.30 Friday. Rate of pay is negotiable depending on the successful Buyer.

Interested? Great! Please see below the criteria for the position.

The successful Buyer should be degree qualified and will hold at least 2 year's experience in a similar role, ideally from a manufacturing/engineering environment. Excellent negotiation skills required. Ideally you will have prior experience of MRP/ERP systems.

Interested candidates who feel are meeting the criteria should forward a CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this Buyer job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings, Specialist Procurement and Supply Chain recruiter at Grafton.

If this Buyer job is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other buyer, planner, procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am registering new jobs every day.

You must have a current, valid UK work permit to be considered for this job and only candidate's whose CV is meeting the criteria will be accepted.


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