33000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + GBP33000 - GBP36000/annum Benefits
19 Aug 2019
20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Job Title; Buyer
Location; Birmingham, West Midlands
Basis; Permanent
Sector; Manufacturing
Salary; GBP33,000 - GBP36,000 p.a.

Role Purpose of the Buyer:

As our Operations Buyer, you will be responsible for procuring Manifold blocks to production requirements, whilst following QCDS principles (Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Service). You will also be responsible for liaison with our supplier base, to further develop supplier relationships and reduce costs whilst ensuring on time deliveries.

What will the Buyer do:

* Contribute to the needs of the business, generating PPV through price negotiations and optimal purchasing procedures.

* Create purchase orders to MRP schedules, maintaining order integrity during period of purchase order, responsible for maintenance of delivery date, price, lead time etc.

* Carry out analysis of delivery schedules and progression of overdue purchase orders to ensure on time deliveries, liaising with production control department to ensure accurate flow of delivery information.

* Manage the implementation of last time buy procedures and categorisation of material for obsolete status.

* Present performance against objectives to Purchasing Manager on a regular basis.

* Participate in suppler transition projects to identify new opportunities for the business.

* Carry out identification of underperforming vendors, working with the Purchasing Manager to create an improvement / exit plan.

What the Buyer will have:

* HNC or equivalent in a business or relevant engineering related discipline preferred or qualified by experience

* Proven experience working in a purchasing / supply chain role.

* Experience of working in a manufacturing environment with a knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes is essential

* An understanding and ability to interpret engineering drawings advantageous

* A working knowledge of high tolerance machined products

* Experience of scheduling purchase orders for a dynamic customer base

* A working knowledge of secondary processes for machined products

* Knowledge of the PPAP process

* An understanding of low volume purchasing would be advantageous

Interviews available immediately for the most suitable Buyer