It’s time to shrug off the boredom and boost your career working with one of the most productive manufacturing companies in the UK. Customade Group is a market-leading business, providing quality PVCu, Aluminium and Composite fenestration systems to the trade. A highly respected service provider and people-focused employer, Customade Group has built, and continues to build a reputation for quality throughout its portfolio of Businesses and has ambitious plans in place for future growth. Due to expanding production throughout the Group, we are now looking to recruit a Buyer for our Aluminium Division based in Stonehouse. 

Reporting to the Managing Director for Aluminium, this is a commercial procurement role to deliver robust sourcing strategies for both Direct and Indirect spend. This will involve developing a supplier base that is capable of supporting the company’s strategic purchasing objectives, underpinning the company’s need for responsibly sourced, high-quality products, delivered on time and commercially viable. 

Key Duties include: –

  • Sourcing and supplier selection activities through effective RFQ/RFP and robust supplier selection processes. 
  • Negotiation of terms and conditions of supply and the drafting of formal supply agreements.
  • Spend analysis and identifying opportunities in order to create a pipeline of cost reduction or cost avoidance opportunities.
  • Negotiation of prices.
  • Undertaking benchmarking exercises and monitoring market trends across a range of Direct and Indirect categories of spend.    
  • Building supplier relations and supporting improvement programmes through the monitoring of performance KPIs & metrics and regular supplier feedback and follow up.  
  • Acting as a point of escalation and providing support and development to the other purchasing team members. 
  • Prepare management reports and presentations as required.

If this role sounds of interest to you, then why not apply today! 

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