Do you have strategic buying experience gained in a manufacturing environment? Are you a Buyer who is immediately available to start a new position? If so I want to hear from you now. Grafton are seeking an experienced Buyer to be based in a global manufacturer in Lisburn. This Buyer post is an interim assignment for approximately 3 months and you should be available to start immediately.
As Buyer, you will join an established purchasing team and report to the procurement manager. In this position you will work cross functionally on a variety of NPI projects and it will be your job to source and introduce sustainable supply chains into the business. This is a strategic position where you will be responsible for sourcing a range of raw materials, negotiating contracts appointing suppliers and monitoring the supply chain in order to drive continuous improvement and add value whilst eliminating cost. As Buyer, you will work in a fast moving environment and will be responsible for a range of materials across indirect and direct buying categories.
Salary is dependant on experience. The duration of this contract is circa 3 months and you should be available to start in this role within the next seven days.
The successful Buyer will have at least two years buying experience at strategic level, to include sourcing and contract negotiation. You should have a proven track record of introducing new supply chains. Excellent communication and data manipulation skills required.
Interested buyers who are meeting the criteria should forward an updated CV without delay, via the link in this advert.
If you would like to discuss this Buyer job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings on 02890242824. If this position is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am the procurement and supply chain specialist here at Grafton and 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.