We are currently looking for a Procurement Negotiator to work with a well-established market-leading manufacturing business in the Midlands area.
The Procurement Negotiator position offers fantastic company benefits, pension and training from a company that values its employees.
This position will at times entail occasional travel to supplier’s sites and internal business locations within the North of England.The company is a market leader, and international manufacturer, with an impressive background of investing in and developing employees at all levels of their business, providing extensive training and career progression opportunities.What’s in it for you as Procurement Negotiator:
Salary circa £40k + Excellent Pension + Company Bonus
23 days leave + National Holidays, rising to 25 after 2 yrs.
Hours of work – 37.5hrs Monday to Friday
Looking after approx.
3 sites across the North of the country and will also work on National contracts.
Working as part of a team and larger European management.
Job security and personal development within a market-leading, international manufacturing organisation
Key responsibilities will lie in the following areas:
Deliver measurable cost savings (price, value, innovation, quality or exclusivity) through negotiations
Influence the long-term profitability of the business by positioning them as the number one Customer for suppliers to deal with in our Industry.
Create SAP Outline Agreements (Price Lists) to reflect the pricing and terms agreements from the above.
Ensure that Legal Contracts are in place with suppliers with an annual turnover is greater than £100k
Receiving Purchase Requisitions from the End Users and Placing Spot Purchase Orders from local suppliers and key national suppliers ensuring all purchase orders are created and approved in line with Company and regulatory Policies
Identify the need and provide all details for the creation of new services.
Work with the site managers and suppliers to ensure services and goods are receipted in a timely manner and final payments are made within the agreed rates.
Support Back Office Functions with initiatives to reduce transactional activities
We welcome applications from individuals who have experience as a Buyer, Senior Buyer or Procurement.
Experience and Qualifications Required for the Procurement Negotiator:
Operational experience to fully understand what our business objectives are within our markets and how they are achieved and operate
Ability to analyse data and use it to devise strategy & accurately report progress
IT skills, MS package & SAP
Negotiation & influencing skills
CIPS training would be advantageous
If you are interested, please apply now…