#Job No. TD402.
Buyer (Product Category Buyer)
Competitive Salary + Holiday + Company Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 17:15 with a 16:00 finish on Friday
Buyer required for a market leading manufacturing company who can offer and excellent opportunity to join a growing company, where you will work in a varied role, with the opportunity to contribute to new product lines!
The Buyer role will suit candidates from any background who have experience with purchasing/buying of technical products. You will need to be confident working with other internal teams, overseas suppliers (based in the Far East) and working independently. You will need to be confident with computer software including Excel ideally candidates will be CIPS qualified or working towards this, however this is not essential. Candidates in junior buyer or similar positions are encouraged to apply!
The Buyer role will involve identifying gaps in the company product range, working with design engineers to develop new products/improve existing products, work with suppliers (based in the Far East) to negotiates costs and going to trade shows, although this might not be from day one. You will also be involved with marketing of products and work with graphic designers to make new products more appealing than similar products from competitors.
* working with suppliers in the Far East to source new products
* Identifying gaps in the product range and working with internal teams to develop new products
* Experience in a technical buying/purchasing role at any level
* Confident working with internal teams and external suppliers