Buyer

Location: Tipton
Salary: £22k per year
Contact: Craig Cartwright
Call: Craig
Reference: 2247
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Are you an experienced Buyer looking for an exciting opportunity to join a thriving manufacturing business ?

Hawk 3 are proud to be working in partnership with this World Class Manufacturer based in Tipton, in the search for a driven, experienced Buyer for a 12 months contract role.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF ROLE

To procure material and services in the most cost effective and efficient way.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure all current purchasing and supply data is kept up-to-date on the Production Control System
  • Negotiate cost downs on current materials and business services
  • Ensure that cost down targets are delivered or exceeded for each financial year
  • Maintain Purchase Order Log
  • Raise Purchase orders onto log and process to supplier
  • Expedite orders to ensure the required delivery dates are met
  • Ensure all purchasing records and supplier records are filed accordingly
  • Interaction with internal departments in order to resolve problems in obtaining material/supply
  • Uphold the standards of TS16949 and Q1

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A good understanding of technical, safety and operational requirements for products, materials and service
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Innovative with good analytical skills
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred

HOURS OF WORK

  • 40 Hours Per Week

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Meticulous, detailed, accurate and thorough
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Logical & methodical approach to workload essential
  • Professional and confident approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self motivated
  • Team player
  • Ability to be fair and level headed

Closing date for this position 12th of June 2021

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.