Buyer - Essex Area £50,000 - £62,000 Package Experience purchasing technical products is MUST with retail experience You will be part of a team who are vital to the functioning of the company. You will be responsible for the management of the team and ensuring that the company builds and develops a cost effective competitive and stable supply chain. If you believe this is you, we want to hear from you. Below are some of the duties you will be responsible for: Sourcing new products Negotiating and influencing suppliers to achieve best market value Be accountable for the annual targets and goals across cost, quality, reliability and delivery Manage the Purchasing department Identifying areas for improvement to current processes and procedures Develop and own appropriate departmental KPIs to ensure performance and improvement is measured and acted on Liaising with suppliers to obtain contributions to marketing campaigns as required from time to time Occasional travel will be required On occasions overnight stays will be required Hours: 8:30 - 6pm Monday to Friday. Benefits What you'll get in return for your commitment: Staff Discounts Healthcare Cash plans A company pension scheme Life Cover Employee Assistance Programme Role specific training and development Proactive promotion of internal candidates Paid Breaks Free Tea & Coffee

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