Job Ref: Buyer (SJH1)
Sector: Engineering Technology
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 18 October 2019
  • Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK Abergavenny Monmouthshire GBR NP7 7rz
  • £25,000 - £26,000 per Annum
  • Stephanie Hughes
  • 02920388757

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Our client a leading manufacturing company is looking to recruit a Buyer on a fixed term 12 month based at their site in Abergavenny.

Salary: £26,000

Benefits: 20 days holidays plus bank holidays

22 days company sick pay

Death in service cover

Free on-site parking

The role:

  • Benchmarking and negotiation of products with a focus on reducing cost and VA/VE.
  • Researching and reviewing of the supply chain in order to identify potential suppliers with the capability to support our client.
  • Formulate and deploy business strategy to suppliers.
  • Managing day-to-day supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner.
  • Ensuring supplier quality performance in conjunction with the quality department.
  • The monitoring and resolution of supplier invoicing issues.
  • The evaluation, planning and transfer of supply base consolidation programmes to gain maximum leverage within commodity areas.
  • Monitor manufacturing demand/allocation in line with customer forecast and manage requirement with the most cost efficient outcome.
  • Supporting the Supply Chain Manager and the Purchasing function in general.
  • Monitor and manage resource allocation/requirement.
  • Co-ordinate with the program management team with regards to new project information.
  • The progressing of orders with suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries and chasing overdue deliveries where appropriate.
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained to agreed standards to reduce waste and sustain efficient working practices.
  • Monitor manufacturing demand/Allocation in line with customer forecast and manage requirement with the most cost efficient outcome.
  • The research and review of the supply market in order to identify potential cost savings.
  • Sourcing of additional suppliers to reduce procurement risk.
  • Managing day-to-day supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner.
  • Material to OTIF, Purchase orders sent on the day of receiving requisitions. Maintaining Key Performance Indicators.
  • Positive supplier and quality communication.
  • The resolution of order queries both internally and with suppliers.
  • Reduce cost and increase efficiency with in the supply chain.
  • Minimise raw material inventory levels and ensure all raw material demand is accurate and available for manufacturing OTIF.
  • Formulation of sourcing strategies to meet the needs of the business.
  • Implement and maintain min/max levels to support the customer demand.
  • Managing new projects requirements in an effective manner.
  • Expedite to an effective level to zero outstanding orders.
  • Implement and maintain internal control procedures.

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Benchmarking and negotiation
  • Problem Solving and Corrective Action development
  • Effective communication both internally and with suppliers
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Influencing Skills
  • PC skills
  • Microsoft package (Essential).
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in a procurement function.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) desirable not essential

Please email Steph Hughes for immediate consideration.

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.

17/11/2019 13:20:41
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