IDEX Buyer in Evesham, United Kingdom
If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.
With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
In partnership with the wider business, you will support and execute the Company's strategy for the procurement of direct and indirect materials. Negotiate contracts with suppliers, manage inventory, evaluate quality goods, and adhere to budgets. You will develop and build strong commercial relationships with strategic suppliers and drive value for Matcon by proactive management of key suppliers.
Hours of Work
Offering hybrid working, our standard working hours are Monday - Friday 8.30am-4.30pm.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will use your excellent negotiation skills and strategic mindset to identify opportunities to reduce cost, manage and produce quotes, evaluate suppliers as well as source new ones.
In the role you will negotiate Terms & Conditions, prepare contracts to minimise risk and resolve supply difficulties. Being proactive and hands on you’ll work with Operations to deliver solutions while enhancing your existing skillset.
CIPS qualification or working towards
Experience in a Sourcing role in a B2B Engineering or Manufacturing sector.
Extensive experience of using an ERP system, either SAP or JDE.
The Successful Candidate
Ability to work with multiple stakeholders in a collaborative style which builds strong relationships across all levels of the organisation
Be an effective and supportive team player
Ability to work to the strategic plans of the Purchasing Team, in line with the company vision and delivered through professional relationship with key suppliers
Demonstrate business and market awareness
Ability to make astute decisions with confidence in the quality of such decisions
Strong and effective negotiation skills with the ability to influence at all levels of the business
Strong written, verbal, analytical, communication and presentation skills.
Matcon, a division of IDEX MPT Inc, has been providing powder handling solutions for the processing of powders, granules and tablets using Intermediate Bulk Container technology for over 40 years. Matcon operates globally across a range of manufacturing industries, including food, nutrition, pharmaceutical, chemical and metal powders.
Matcon is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market success. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.
We are an equal opportunities employer and disability confident committed employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
Job Family: Operations
Business Unit: Matcon