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Senior Buyer

Merseyside L24   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join a company in the animal health and pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Speke on a contract basis for 12 months.
Company:
Our client specialises in animal health. They advance their vision of food and companionship enriching life by developing innovative solutions that protect and enhance animal health.

Location:
This Senior Buyer role will be based at our clients site in Speke, Merseyside.

Salary:
£14.78 - £18.48 per hour PAYE.

Senior Buyer Role:

  • Help maintain and improve performance of all suppliers, in terms of: contractual commitments, service, quality, value, on-time delivery, resolution of issues, etc.
  • Use appropriate KPIs to measure performance, and drive improvements through robust analysis of issues and continuous improvement activities.
  • Understand the requirements of manufacturing and the business such that this is translated into appropriate performance of suppliers.
  • Proactively support with the identification and selection of potential new suppliers.
  • Lead the implementation of supplier source changes, ensuring a seamless transition, and the delivery of identified cost saving, all within the agreed timeframes.

Your Background:

  • Degree or higher qualification (or relevant work experience).
  • Working Knowledge of SAP.
  • Proven negotiation skills and dealing with external third parties.
  • Demonstrated excellent teamworking and network building.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Member of a relevant professional body, e.g. Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS); or working towards this, would be preferable.

Apply:
For more information or to apply for this Senior Buyer position, please contact Lucy on 01246 457725 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 49271.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Lucy Stendall
  • Phone: 01246 457733
  • Reference: 49271
  • Posted: 13th November 2020
  • Expires: 11th December 2020

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