Main Job Details

Sector

Logistics / Materials Management

Location

Sittingbourne

Job Type

Buyer

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

DOE

Buyer

Full Job Description

A Buyer is required to join one of Kent's foremost employers - a global manufacturer with their UK Headquarters based in Mid-Kent.

The role will deliver the effective procurement solutions for material supply, balancing cost total cost, quality and service with an objective to minimise materials inventory.

Working within a small supply chain team, the incoming candidate will own the relationship between suppliers and the business, ensuring that the business will be a customer of choice. You will be able to interrogate master data and be able to negotiate at a senior level. Working with your counterparts in the team - you will work collaboratively to reduce risk, delivering a better value supply chain by embedding supplier relationship management into projects and focusing the needs of internal and external partners.

Candidates will be seasoned Buying professionals with demonstrable experience of using SAP. Key characteristics needed will include excellent attention to detail and a pro-active, can do attitude. The post holder will take full responsibility for their position within the broader supply chain.

CIPS Certificate would be preferred, although not essential.

Advanced MS Excel skills are needed as you manipulate and analyse large data sets. Good MS PowerPoint skills would be required, too, in order to effectively present to suppliers.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and great range of benefits along with flexible working hours.

New Appointments Group, Expertly Matching Employers and Jobseekers since 1975.
Committed to diversity, equality and opportunity for all.
Twitter: @nagforjobs

Main Job Details

Sector

Logistics / Materials Management

Location

Sittingbourne

Job Type

Buyer

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

DOE

Latest Job Postings

Finance, Accounting & Banking

Finance Assistant

Canterbury
Up to £24000 per annum
Chatham
Up to 8.21 per hour OTE 400 per month
Sevenoaks
Negotiable
Executive Role
Logistics / Materials Management

Procurement Manager

Dover
Negotiable
Executive Role
Ramsgate
Negotiable
Executive Role
Custome Service / Call Centre

German Speaking Customer Services Operator

Dover
£18000 - £22000 per annum
Administration

Operations Assistant

Margate
Up to £18000 per annum
Quality Assurance & Health & Safety

Quality Assurance - BRC

Thanet
On Application
Administration

Executive Assistant

Dover
Up to £12.50 per hour
Logistics / Materials Management

Warehouse Operative - Ayelsford

Maidstone
Up to 7.83 per hour Age related minimum wage
Leisure, Catering & Hospitality

Events Operation Manager with IOSH / NEBOSH

Margate
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Human Resources

HR Advisor

Dover
32-34,000 per annum
Sittingbourne
Up to £7.83 per hour
Finance, Accounting & Banking

Accounts Assistant

Sittingbourne
Up to £25000 per annum
Manufacturing

Assembly / Fitter

Sittingbourne
Dependant on experience
Administration

PA to Director

Dover
Up to £12.50 per hour
Logistics / Materials Management

Ad-hoc Warehouse Operative

Maidstone
£7.50 - £7.83 per hour
Sales, Marketing & PR

Events Marketing Manager

Margate
Negotiable
Leisure, Catering & Hospitality

Event Manager

Margate
Negotiable
Deal
Up to £32000 per annum

+44 (0)1795 416600
New Appointments Group,
Innovation House, Innovation Way,
Discovery Park,
CT13 9FF, Sandwich, Kent