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Project Buyer

JOB REF: 4424

in MARKETING

Permanent Home Counties £NEG DOE

About

Our client is a global Retail Display specialist, who deliver projects for some of the world’s leading brands and retailers.

Now looking for a Project Buyer (Brands) to join the team.

Job Role

  • Monitor the progress of each project, taking full ownership and providing accurate information as required
  • Obtain the best price and delivery by means of benchmarking and negotiation with suppliers prior to submitting final costs
  • Work proactively on methods to drive efficiency and reduce cost by means of optimising use of the supply chain
  • Maintaining budgetary control of all projects within the field of responsibility; providing a major contribution to the company’s financial reporting system
  • Work alongside fellow team members to plan and facilitate work, responding to and controlling change, to ensure prioritisation of tasks
  • Quality control/assurance maintained at all stages of the supply chain
  • Interact directly with our overseas liaison offices, suppliers, partners, and inter-company divisions by way of conventional communications media and foreign travel
  • Help to drive new a supplier selection, development and performance initiatives on a world-wide basis
  • Provide advice and intelligence to Designers and Sales staff on the external processes and services we manage, in terms of availability and prevailing commercial influencers

Skills and Experience

  • 3+ year’s experience of buying within a similar industry with a focus towards out-sourcing rather than in-house manufacture
  • Strong working knowledge of production disciplines and materials (metalwork, joinery, acrylic fabrication, vacuum forming, print injection moulding) with manufacturing displays
  • An understanding of technology associated with displays would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong attention to detail and an understanding of technical drawings
  • A proven track record of project buying POP and ancillary services for brands, ideally relating to assemblies compromising of multi-materials and technology
  • An understanding of Export / Import would be an advantage
  • Direct experience of managing both domestic and over-seas suppliers, experience in the Far Eastern supply market would be an advantage
  • Computer literate, with a high level of competence with spread-sheeting, word-processing and production planning software
  • Excellent organisational skills, highly numerate, able to analyse and add value to information

To apply for this job email your details to simon@stracorecruitment.com

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