- BUYER ROLE
- CANNOCK BASED
- FULL-TIME, PERMANENT
- NEGOTIABLE SALARY
- PURCHASING AND PROCUREMENT
- MANUFACTURING CLIENT
Purpose of the Buyer role:
Support the co-ordination and purchasing and procurement activity of Materials within the purchasing team, identifying and realising all cost reduction ideas and opportunities by means of pooling of requirements, interrogating costs and alternative materials and suppliers.
Key requirements of the Buyer role:
Prepared to travel within the UK and Internationally.
Contractual negotiation skills and experience/understanding.
Understanding of Supplier Quotations (How to evaluate supplier Quotations - cost breakdowns).
Previous purchasing and procurement experience is essential preferably in a Manufacturing Environment.
General computer literacy with a working knowledge of all relevant software packages such as SAP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.
Responsibilities of the Buyer role:
Ensuring materials are purchased at the most cost effective price and most cost effective way.
Maintain conformance to TS 16949 working procedures.
Working together with operations team on a daily basis ensuring is competitive quotations are obtained and supplier selection made considering total business cost.
Maintenance and development of the approved supplier's list.
Support project teams where new projects are being introduced ensuring spares are secured at the lowest total cost and are in line with project timing.
Monitoring of cost throughout projects identifying and tracking cost drivers.
Cost down projects for all Tallent UK sites including working in cross functional teams.
Ensure compliance to Purchasing Guidelines and systems at the Cannock facility.