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DATE ADDED: Thu 12/09/2019

Assistant Buyer (Manufacturing)

Winsford, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £22000 - £25000/annum

Are you a forward thinking Assistant Buyer? Do you have experience of working within a Production/Manufacturing environment previously? And love finding ways to reduce costs? If so you need to read on.... A manufacturing company based in Winsford are currently recruiting for a Assistant Buyer on a 12 month fixed term contract. You will support the purchasing and negotiation function across the organisation and will review and develop supplier/client relationships in order to ensure continual improvement of purchasing strategy. Ongoing CIPS support is provided.

Key Tasks:

Ensure purchase suggestions and applicable services are ordered in a timely and cost-effective manner to meet company requirements
Monitor and measure supplier performance, managing and resolving performance issues as required
Source new suppliers for lower value products and set up new supplier accounts
Obtain quotations and information in relation to field sales manager enquiries
Expedite open orders with suppliers
Resolve invoice queries
Achieve cost saving targets set by the Purchasing Manager
Ensure all compliance procedures are adhered to, i.e. FSC, ISO, HS, etcKnowledge and Experience

Proven experience in a similar role, ideally within a manufacturing backgroundSkills:

Excellent planning and organising skills with the ability to manage time effectively
Pro-active, thinking of the big picture
Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships
Problem solver, decisive and highly numerate
Robust IT skills across all Microsoft Office packagesOn offer is a competitive salary, along with continued CIPS support as well as Christmas shut down and on site parking. To be considered for the role please apply below.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone
Role: Assistant Buyer (Manufacturing)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Winsford, Cheshire,

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