Buyer, Hull


Our client is a successful and established manufacturing company in Hull with an excellent reputation and high staff retention. Due to organisational change, they are now looking to recruit an experienced Buyer who can work in an autonomous role to control all purchasing within the organisation. Support will be given in terms of materials control on the shop floor, but ultimately working with senior management your key responsibilities will focus on:

Creating a new strategy to facilitate successful relationships with new and existing suppliers
Researching new suppliers and raw materials
Negotiating costs and creating service agreements to ensure quality of product and supply met within deadlines
Monitoring service levels
Reducing and saving costs whenever possible
Producing reports to reflect outcomes for the benefit of management

The ideal candidate will have worked in a manufacturing environment previously. Aside from that, you will be able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills and evidence of cost savings made in previous roles. CIPS part or full qualification will be advantageous.

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Kingston Recruitment Ltd is one of the longest established privately owned agencies in East Yorkshire, established in 1985.
REC Qualified Team of Experts with a combined experience of over 120 years!
Suppliers to the leading organisations in the area from internationals to SME’s, plus the public sector including Local Government and the medical profession.
Specialises in Commercial, Manufacturing and Technical Recruitment with the flexibility to recruit across all other sectors
Permanent jobs, temporary jobs, plus fixed term contracts always available.
A long history of delivering an honest and transparent recruitment service across the Humber region.
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This vacancy is being advertised by Kingston Recruitment on behalf of our client. The services advertised by Kingston Recruitment are those of an Employment Business or Employment Agency.

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Reference: J010328 JJS

Location: Hull

Salary: £Negotiable


Contact Details: Permanent Department