BuyerCarbon60 are currently recruiting for a Buyer to work for a large engineering business based in the Bristol/Bath area. The Buyer will work closely with...
Our client, a leading global services company has a contract requirement for -
Job title : Lead Buyer/Planner
Duration: June 2018 possible longer
Responsible to : Materials Manager
Be critical member of the materials management team, being responsible for procuring material/services at the right quantity, at the right time and as per specification at the lowest overall cost to the business from a pre-defined base of suppliers.
Make critical decision on how to fulfil requirements and how inventory levels are impacted. Maintain day to day communication with suppliers, develop relationships, track and improve supplier performance, drive vendor recovery, organize and track inbound shipment.
Establish production plan that meets the customer's request date, while ensuring lowest overall cost to the business.
Provides information to the business on status and projected results based on the plan vs. actual.
Responsibilities will include:
Shortage and inventory reduction via development and deployment of replenishment strategy. Manage/negotiate with suppliers (internal/external), improve performance and implement early warning indicators.
Analysis of supply base and recommendations for cost out
Root cause analysis of shortages and driving actions
Analysis and improvement of existing processes
Raise and manage MOs, WOs and POs
Maintain relevant sections of ERP
Learn and apply lean tools
In depth experience of ERP systems' planning and/or procurement modules
Proven analytical & structured approach to problem solving
Confident use of excel including functions, pivot tables
Proven use of statistical tools to identify and drive process improvement
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment or independently on multiple projects with strict completion deadlines.
Good writing skills, accuracy and an eye for detail
Demonstrated time management capability
Drives and embraces change
Fluency in spoken and written English
Degree in industrial engineering or other engineering field
Able to use VBAor macro in excel
A motivated, go getter.
Job Type : Full-time Contract
This will be an hourly rate based on a salary of between £30,000.00 to £32,001.00 per year
Job Type: Contract
Salary: £16.00 to £17.00 /hour
The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.