LOCATION: Ellesmere Port
HOURS: Monday to Friday 9 - 5
A vacancy has arisen for an Indirect Materials/Services Buyer in the Purchasing Department of our international manufacturing client in Ellesmere Port.
� Manage a given portfolio of indirect material/services buying and ensure that all aspects from requisition to pay are managed within the required timescales.
� Manage all stakeholders to ensure smooth completion of the above.
� Supplier relationship and performance management.
� Engage early with the business to ensure time is available to complete the Purchasing tasks.
� Manage the complete tendering/competitive bid process.
� Negotiate final pricing and all appropriate Terms & Conditions.
� Complete all tasks and reports within AX including savings tracking.
� Develop subject matter expertise in those commodities being purchased.
� Support and implement the MRO strategy.
� Support and assist Senior Buyers and management as appropriate.
� Develop AX skills to be able to operate at Key User level.
Candidates will possess the following qualifications and skills:
� Degree level education advantageous but not essential.
� Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
� Ability to work well under pressure
� Good analytical and reporting skills.
� Flexible, pragmatic, independent and deadline focused.
� Negotiation skills.
� High level IT skills.
� Willingness to follow CIPS qualifications.
To apply for this role or for a confidential discussion regarding any of our vacancies, please contact Nicola Evans on 01513474900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.