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Buyer | Proftech


  Tamworth, Staffordshire

Reference #: 894132_1563787311
Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000
Sector: Procurement
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 22/07/2019

We are recruiting for an experienced Commodities Buyer to be based at our clients prestigious HQ in Tamworth.

The ideal Commodities Buyer will have experience in:

  • Liaising with overseas suppliers, mainly India, China, Tiwan
  • Sourcing and ordering materials / accessories as the cost competitive prices
  • Ensuring suppliers have sufficient capacity to support demand
  • Making cost savings to the business and increasing profitability
  • Negotiating rates to achieve best value for money and quality
  • Building and maintaining supplier relationships
  • Supplier reviews - costs, performance and capability
  • Cost management - Quotation Analysis

The Commodities Buyer will have excellent sourcing and negotiation skills, experience of making cost savings, increasing profitability and time savings. The Commodities Buyer will have experience working with key stakeholders.

This is a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Commodities Buyer to showcase their expertise and join a leading local company who are experts in their field.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experiences, please contact us. We look forward to receiving your application.

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"Understand all of your needs and only put you forward for positions which are perfect for you. Have not got a bad word to say about them. Would highly recommend. Thank you for placing me in my perfect job!"

Jess – Product Design Engineer – Tamworth


"I have dealt with Proftech Talent for both recruitment in my previous management role and in my new role too. I find them extremely professional and good people to have in your corner either as someone recruiting or as a job seeker. They have amazing industry knowledge and a great way of only placing people they know are a fit for the job role."

Andrea – Sales Professional – Derby


"We view Proftech as a fundamental part of our recruitment process, they have successfully found a number of critical hires since we engaged with them and they have really taken the time to get to know our business and culture resulting in a great partnership."

Terri Reeves - HR Assistant - HIB


"ProfTech Talent offered us a unique and personalised service. They took the time to fully understand what we do, our objectives and our new role, and then went in search of the kind of person suitable for our business. They filled our position within 5 days and we couldn’t be happier with our new Senior Sales Executive. Thank you ProfTech for helping us build a better and stronger team. Clearly the professional experts in recruitment!"

Gemma Payne - Operations Director - Auction News, Derby.


"I have nothing but positive things to say about Proftech Talent and the time they invested in me. Their friendly, open and honest approach stood out and their personal touch and speed of response made me feel valued as a candidate. I would not hesitate to work with Proftech Talent again, both as a candidate and as a client."

Helen – Senior HR – Telford


"I had an excellent experience at Proftech Talent. They were extremely professional, on the ball and of great support during my application. Would definitely recommend using this company for helping you find a new job."

Robert – Graphic Designer – Tamworth


"Proftech Talent have filled numerous engineering and technical roles for us over the years we have been working with them. They have the best success rate of the agencies on our PSL and are our go-to agency for all of our STEM roles. They have the rare combination of a personalised, tailored service with delivery of real results. I have found every member of the team professional, helpful and communicative, and would happily recommend them."

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