Buyer jobs in Derby, United Kingdom



Working for one of the UK’s most recognised brands at one of their divisions in Staffordshire, this is an interesting and rewarding role, working within the manufacturing purchasing department.
Excellent career opportunities and rewards are available for candidates who can demonstrate a good work ethic with a willingness to go over and above the norm in order to deliver an outstanding service.
As they are continuing to develop and release exciting new products and pursue high growth plans, they are looking for a number of buyers at various levels to join their UK purchasing team.
Key elements of the role
* Ensure that materials are purchased at the most competitive prices and within the required timescales
* Propose new suppliers and work with all suppliers at an early stage
* Work on NPI projects
* Liaise with internal engineers and other stakeholders
* Monitor and develop supplier performance
* Ideally, previous purchasing experience in a fast paced environment, ideally within manufacturing though skills gained in other disciplines will be considered.
* Able to demonstrate a sense of urgency
* Strong negotiation skills
* Practical problem solving abilities.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Customer focused approach
* Attention to detail
To be successful in these roles you will:
* Have a sense of urgency and determination to succeed
* Be able to operate in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
* Be resilient, adaptable and open to change
* Have the ability to present solutions rather than reasons why things cannot be done
* Possess strong communication skills with the ability to liaise at all levels
* Be able to work well within a team, support and drive others where needed
Attractive salaries are on offer together with generous benefits.

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