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Advertiser: JVP Jobs

Job Title: Buyer
Location:Swinton, Greater Manchester, E
Rate:£36K.0000 to £40K. Per Year    Benefits: attractive benefits package
Description: Buyer

Are you a Buyer looking for a new challenge? If so, read on and find out more about this new and exciting opportunity at Luxfer MEL Technologies. Working as part of the Procurement Team you'll play a key part in ensuring the company achieves its strategic goals. You'll use your excellent commercial acumen and tact when negotiating to purchase goods, materials, components and services and always ensure the best price, quality and supply are delivered.

You'll build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and act as an interface between suppliers and relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects, monitoring and advising on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation. You'll also provide analysis on new and existing costs and supplier performance, presenting your findings through reports to the Senior Management Team.

Who will I be working with?

Luxfer MEL Technologies is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of Magnesium and Zirconium based products and services to technology industries worldwide. We have a wide range of products, including Cast & Machined Magnesium Billet, Magnesium Casting Alloys, Magnesium Extruded Bar, Rod & Profiles, Pure Zirconium Oxides, Doped Zirconia's and Reactive Zirconium Chemicals, serving high-end markets, such as Aerospace, Automotive, Healthcare, Defence, Oil & Gas, Environmental, Protection and Speciality.

We are an innovative technology driven business where Customer First, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Personal Development and Teamwork are our core values. At Luxfer we are passionate about what we do; the products we develop and manufacture and our long-term partnership with our customers.

What will I need in order to be considered for this Buyer vacancy?

* Either currently studying towards or have achieved a Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) qualification, along with a relevant business or commercial degree
* Proven experience as a Buyer, including success building and maintaining supplier relationships
* Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
* Well versed in problem solving and an analytical mindset, with the ability to prepare and present reports
* Self-motivated with the ability to use own initiative and work well under pressure
* IT literate with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel to an advanced level (e.g. pivot tables)

What will I receive in return?

You'll be employed as a Buyer on a full-time permanent contract working 37 hours per week, however flexibility will be required on occasion. You will receive a competitive salary in the region of £36,000 to £40,000, level dependent on experience and qualifications, along with an attractive benefits package that includes 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and an attractive employer contributory pension scheme.

Location: Swinton (Greater Manchester)

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Buyer vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Luxfer MEL Technologies. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Luxfer MEL Technologies, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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Skills Required: Buyer
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent
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Reference: 2789 Added: 16-10-2018
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