Buyer

Recruiter
Recruit Mint Ltd
Location
Chatteris
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 May 2024
Closes
30 May 2024
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Buyer

A leading manufacturing company based in Chatteris are looking for an experienced Buyer to support their on-going projects and the future growth goals of the business.

They are looking for you to take control over the purchasing function ensuring continuous improvement is made with systems and procedure development. To secure quality suppliers of materials, components and indirect spend covering price, delivery and quality targets whilst obtaining the optimised benefit for the company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Managing negotiations with project suppliers to meet objectives related to cost, delivery performance, schedule, and quality
  • To ensure optimised and prioritised just in time material and services supply
  • Optimisation of cost and cash controls to support the broader business needs
  • Proactively review systems and procedures, making recommendations for improvement and implementing changes
  • Align purchasing role activities to achieve operational objectives, timelines and budgets
  • Take the lead in securing quality suppliers of materials, components and indirect spend covering technical compliance, price, delivery and quality targets so as to obtain the optimised benefit for the company
  • Manage suppliers to meet objectives related to cost, delivery performance, schedule, and quality
  • Hold responsibility for development and maintenance of suitable KPIs
  • Ensure procurement best practice is followed at all times
  • Manage Approved Supplier Base by developing, maintaining, and developing strong relationships
  • Measure and monitor supplier performance against, including milestone targets, measuring cost against budget, quality and on-time delivery
  • Optimise and prioritise just in time material and services supply in support of engineering and operations
  • Optimise cost and cash controls to support the business needs
  • Undertaking purchase ordering from the company ERP system

Person Specification

  • Previous manufacturing based, technical purchasing experience, gained within the manufacturing engineering industry
  • Proven track record in supplier management with robust negotiating, communication, influencing and relationship management
  • Proven track record of identifying and implementing continuous improvements
  • Experience with ERP systems

Hours of Work and Pay

  • Monday to Friday
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Up to GBP40,000

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