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Buying Manager - Ayrshire

£excellent package + generous bonus - Procurement
Ref: 158 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Apr 2019
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Our client is a multi-award winning supplier of specialist materials & associated equipment throughout the UK. With a wide and varied client base, they are growing steadily and pride themselves on product quality and delivery.


They are a sociable group of individuals who promote a healthy work life balance and welcome future colleagues who are positive, upbeat and accountable. Working within an SME, you will definitely have a voice.


Due to the business growing steadily, coupled with their desire to develop and elevate their purchasing function, they now have a new opportunity for a talented purchasing professional to join their team.


Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Buying Manager will be required to:


 Create strong supplier relationship that are commercially viable and sustainable for both parties


Meet agreed financial KPI's including sales, profitability & stock loss.


Working  to support customer awareness of the portfolio of products & range availability


Looking at both localise & national buying strategies.


Produce accurate data that supports robust analysis


Influence stakeholders successfully to secure beneficial outcomes




A personable and driven individual, you will enjoy working as part of a team and want to make a real difference.




Beneficial experience would be:-


Have previous experience at a Buyer, Buying Manager, Senior Buyer or Category Manager level within manufacturing/ Production/ Distribution


A proven ability to produce and implement a successful buying strategy


Able to work in a fast paced environment with commercially minded individuals


striving to influence & continuously improve KPIs and ways of working




This really is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in a well established and successful business.




All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.