Senior Buyer

Location: Ilminster
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Reference: 2354
Contact Name: Guy Allen
Expiry Date: 2021-08-12

Senior Buyer

Location: Ilminster

Hours of work: 37.5 hours

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

 

Key Responsibilities:

Purchasing of direct materials in line with operational requirements. Actioning the requirements of MRP. Re-phasing deliveries and expediting where necessary.

Maintaining part and procurement parameters in MRP/ERP, i.e. supplier lead times, strategic safety stocks, yields. Ensure all purchase orders and amendments are always up to date in the system

Running tender processes for new requirements, negotiating pricing and terms and conditions to ensure the best position for the business

Develop and maintain proactive supplier relationships

Inventory management. Work with internal and external partners to optimise stock and ensure stock is provided in line with product lifecycle and business requirements.

Identify and manage cost reduction initiatives

Supplier Quality - work with suppliers and other departments to ensure robust corrective actions are in place to deal with non-conformity

Work with Product/Programme team to manage procurement actions in new product introduction

On a regular basis monitor Procurement KPI's (OTIF, Quality, MPV) and publish along with action plans to deliver agreed targets

Build strong internal relationships and work with all areas to address purchasing issues and requirements.

Continuous Improvement. Work with internal colleagues and group colleagues to continuously develop and improve procurement and supply chain processes, tools and ways of working. Implement new tools, processes and procedures that are identified for group role out.

 

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

Experience in manufacturing environment essential

Knowledge and experience of running MRP systems

Technical experience preferable

Able to be accountable and deliver results

A safety-conscious approach to work

Understanding of quality requirements in aerospace and medial industries

Understanding of contracts and contract management

Strong IT Skills and knowledge and experience of working with MRP

Ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels

Closing date is 15th August 2021

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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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

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.