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Date Added: Sat 21/01/2023


Grove, OX12, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £32000/annum


Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12

£32000 plus annual bonus

Permanent role Monday to Friday

Hybrid and Flexible working available

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced Buyer to join a global company based in Wantage.

The Role of the Buyer

The purpose of the Buyer will be to manage relationships with key suppliers, negotiate delivery terms with potential and current suppliers and manage a sourcing strategy for each category.

Duties of Buyer

Procure products for the business in order to meet set timescales.
Work closely with suppliers, subcontractors & services providers to reduce total acquisition cost.
Negotiation of purchase prices and supply agreements with suppliers for UK production.
Dispute resolution.
Performance and risk management in the supply chain for UK production.
Vendor rating and appraisals for UK production.
Legal and regulatory compliance for purchased goods.
Invoice queries.
Maintenance of the company ERP Business system.
Satisfaction of ISO9001, IATF16949 and AS9100 purchase requirements e.g. site audits.
Additional duties as and when required for company purchasing.

Purchasing experience
Experience using a computer based ordering system (preferably SAP)
Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills 
Analytical, numerically astute with strong proven problem-solving abilities 
Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines 
Commercially and financially aware 
Keen attention to detail and accuracy 
Ability to “read” the market, analyse macro-level information and assess opportunities and risks
Able to build and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers 
Experience in collecting and analysing data

A highly competitive base salary
Generous annual bonus scheme
Hybrid and flexible work
Generous enhanced pension option
Private Medical Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Growth opportunities: the group is growing fast, we are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to shape it with them!
Closing date is 29.1.2023 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of it's client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future
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