Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Posted 3 days ago
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Are you an experienced Strategic Buyer possessing extensive experience within Procurement, currently seeking a new and exciting permanent role?  Would you like to work within an extremely successful, very well-established, market leading manufacturing company?  Is the outskirts of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire (close to the motorway network) convenient for you?  If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! 

 Working on several projects to help with the achievement of strategic purchasing objectives, your duties will include: 

  • Ensure supplier contracts are renewed and set up in a timely manner 
  • Assist on supplier performance reviews 
  • Highlight and alleviate potential risks with suppliers 
  • Source and evaluate new products to promote cost savings, efficiencies and reduce risk 
  • Negotiate, implement and maintain supplier framework agreements 
  • Conduct, manage and report supplier performance, quality, service and full value stream analysis using KPI’s, Balance scorecard and vendor rating metrics 
  • Assisting buyers with the resourcing process where needed 
  • Maintain and update the supplier matrix on a regular basis 
  • Timely management of purchasing inbox
  • Follow all company policy and procedures to the highest standards, as well as encouraging others to follow suit 


You will have extensive experience in Procurement, strong planning / organisation skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.  In addition, you will have good listening skills and the ability to influence, together with strong analytical and excel skills and experience of managing and improving supplier performance, with a CIPS or ISCOM qualification. 

In return, our client offers a fantastic team working environment, an extremely extensive benefits package, excellent working hours and free parking! 

If you are interested, please contact Deborah or Jeanette IMMEDIATELY on 07917 456472 or 01274 865878 to discuss further. 

Elite Personnel Services Limited is an equal opportunities employer acting as an Employment Agency in the case of work-seekers for permanent positions, and as an Employment Business in the case of work-seekers for temporary positions and it is our policy to treat job applicants, employees and workers in the same way, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, age, race, ethnic origin or disability. 


Job Features

Job CategoryStrategic Buyer
Job LevelFull-time
Salary£35,000 - £37,000 pa
Job CodeEP5941
LocationHuddersfield, West Yorkshire

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