Strategic Group Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Carlisle
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Feb 2018
Closes
17 Mar 2018
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Industry leading organisation in the Cumbria region looking to expand their Procurement team.

Client Details

Manufacturing business in the Cumbria region.

Description

Job Core Responsibilities

Performs complex purchasing activities including pricing, volume discounts, negotiating terms and long-term contracts with suppliers, and delivery of goods\services
Negotiates best terms (price, delivery, and payment terms) with suppliers, while maintaining efficient output of purchase orders, to reach highest quality at best value
Establishes source selection criteria for evaluation of quotations including target pricing
Evaluates quotations received from prospective suppliers and makes decisions regarding award of purchase orders
Implements formal and legal contractual documentation into the purchase orders, encompassing all corporate and government requirements
Resolves discrepancies between purchase order requirements and supplier performance
Ensures compliance to government laws, regulations and procurement policies and procedures
Identifies problem areas, initiates corrective action and establishes problem resolution dates in a timely manner

Profile

Knowledge of the principles and practices of Procurement in manufacturing environment
Demonstrated ability to write specifications, prepare bid documents, handle bidding process and analyse all bid results
Strong experience negotiating license contracts with a track record of success
Solves complex problems and exercises judgement based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), with ability to drive tasks to completion

CIPS qualification / Degree preferred

Job Offer

Excellent progression opportunities

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