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Project Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£30,000 to £38,000 per annum
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 January 2019

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The Project Buyer role based in Southampton is for a leading Manufacturing and production business who are looking to recruit in to their team on a Permanent basis.

Client Details

My client is a leading Manufacturing and production business based in Southampton looking to recruit a Project Buyer to join their team.


The Key responsibilities for the Project Buyer based in Southampton are:
  • Willing to take a steering role in the local project supply chain team as well as a contributor in day to day operational buying activities.
  • Ensure clear visibility for the team in terms of assigned projects and workload.
  • Establish, limit, maintain and develop the supplier matrix portfolio in consultation with strategic procurement, engineering, operations and service.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the supply base and deliver cost reduction and quality enhancement projects.
  • Monitor, drive and improve upon KPI’s; report spend data to Global Operations.


The Successful candidate for the project Buyer role will have the following Skill Set:

• Graduate background with extensive Knowledge in an operational procurement environment, preferably in mechanical / electrical engineering with a project bias.

• You must have a good technical insight or have worked closely within project and engineering teams before.

• You must have an effective understanding of how business works, competent negotiation and commercial skills, and able to work and perform at a fast pace with minimal supervision.

• A self starter, you will have very good organisation, communication/presenting skills and like to work with people in a cross cultural, matrix environment.

• Fluent in other languages is an advantage. Knowledge of MS Office applications and of ERP systems

• Willingness to travel on a regular basis.

Job Offer

The chance to join a leading manufacturer with a leading Manufacturer based in Southampton with the chance to progress your career.

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