Buyer (Plant Coordinator)

Job Title: Buyer (Plant Coordinator)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Atherstone, Warwickshire
Salary: £15.00 - £26.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 72099-PHARM-ANH_1534246118
Contact Name: Angela Hurry
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2018 12:28

Job Description

Contract role (12 months)
£15 - £26 per hour (negotiable depending on experience)

Our client manufactures coated abrasives and auto trades.

The role:
Sourcing Operations UK & Ireland require a Buyer to join the team to support our manufacturing sites based in the UK. The role will provide generalist buying support where due to the nature of the role, work is performed independently under minimal supervision. You will typically handle inquiries of moderate scope and complexity. The position has a direct impact on the direct work group/team, providing direction and advice to co-workers.

You will support or lead projects as well as initiatives to ensure cost and quality goals for material, supplies, equipment, and services are met. You will follow Sourcing guidelines to monitor, measure, improve, analyse, and implement Sourcing processes and customer requirements in completing assignments while encouraging the internal clients to work within Sourcing guidelines.

The buying team will also support and facilitate our Global Service Centre's (GSC) and Centre of Excellence (COE) teams on any local Sourcing Project that supports our UK manufacturing sites.

Key Skills:

Knowledge of SAP and processes; STP, FTS, LEX, MTD (Desirable)

Stong MS Office skills

Fluent in English with excellent written and oral communication skills. (Essential)

Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Sourcing/Procurement practices. (Desirable)

Project management, negotiation and presentation skills

Commercial awareness

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