Buyer / Procurement Professional job vacancy – 30-Year Established Business in Brackley
Join a thriving, 30-year established business in Brackley, Northamptonshire, as they embark on an exciting journey to revamp and restructure their purchasing and procurement department. At their core, our client is a well-respected company in niche manufacturing, and they’re now looking for a dedicated Buyer / Procurement Professional to spearhead this transformation.
The Buyer / Procurement Professional Role:
As Procurement Officer/Buyer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our supply chain. Over the next 12 months, your mission will be to implement a robust structure in our client’s purchasing department, specifically focusing on parts and sub-assembly suppliers (current and future). Your responsibilities will encompass:
Negotiating contracts that benefit both parties.
Sourcing quotes to optimise cost-efficiency.
Ensuring timely delivery of materials and services.
Streamlining and updating procurement processes for maximum effectiveness.
Identifying and consolidating preferred suppliers and sub-assembly subcontractors.
Once this foundational work is complete, the role will evolve into a pure purchasing/buying position, following the structure and supplier base you’ve established. This presents a unique opportunity to choose between a 12-month fixed-term contract, dedicated to establishing this structure, or a permanent role, where you will continue to implement systems and oversee the everyday purchasing and buying functions for their business.
Key details for the Buyer / Procurement Professional job opportunity:
Start Date: ASAP / February / 4-weeks
Working Hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Competitive Salary: Up to c. £45,000 per annum, commensurate with experience.
Convenient Brackley Location with Parking.
Qualifications and Experience:
Ideally, candidates will hold a minimum of CIPS Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) or its equivalent, along with relevant experience in a similar purchasing role.
Join Our Client’s Team:
If you’re a procurement professional with an eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, this is your opportunity to make a significant impact in a well-respected business. Join our client in Brackley, where you’ll enjoy great working hours and a supportive team environment as you lead our client’s procurement department into a new era.
Don’t miss the chance to be part of our client’s exciting journey. Apply today!
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