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ARM are looking for a Buyer to be part of a talented team within a successful company. This position is on a permanent basis and located in Basingstoke
This role is responsible for the purchasing of raw material goods and services as required by the site and as per agreed procurement terms of contract
o To purchase raw material goods and services to support production.
o To oversee the purchase order process, converting requisitions to purchase orders and ensuring that procured goods and services are value for money.
o Managing competitive tenders, orders and acknowledgements.
o Ensuring that raw materials are procured competitively and are value for money.
o Carry out benchmark pricing activity and forecasting future price movements
o Establish key supplier relationships & manage key suppliers on a day to day basis.
o Negotiate with suppliers for most beneficial terms for the Company.
o Expediting deliveries and resolving internal stakeholder queries.
o Work with the Category Managers to ensure goods and services are procured efficiently from the agreed sources.
o To ensure full participation in the performance development review (PDR) process and maintain an up to date record of all training and development activities/programs.
o Significant experience in Purchasing gained within a manufacturing environment.
o Previous experience in large scale process plant operations.
o Degree (or equivalent) and CIPS qualified (preferred)
o Advanced Excel skills.
o Experience of developing and maintaining strategic relationships (some overseas travel may be required)
o Proactive and self-reliant.
o Good analytical skills and financial awareness
This role is likely to suit a Buyer or Lead Buyer or Senior Buyer or Sourcing specialist or Purchasing Lead
For more information contact Lisa on firstname.lastname@example.org or 02392 228217
This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
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