Senior Buyer

Owen Daniels Consultancy
Bromyard, Herefordshire
23 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Buyer

**Permanent Position**

**A specialist Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer**

**Day Shift Position**

**Based in Bromyard, Herefordshire**

My Client is currently on the lookout for a Senior Buyer with experience in developing new and existing supplier bases within the Automotive sector. Also ideally holding a CIPS Level 5 qualification with a good understanding of TS16949.

Senior Buyer

* Sourcing suppliers to ensure materials are available for trials and a robust supply chain is established

* Ensuring that suppliers consistently provide quality and service in the most cost effective and efficient methods

* Issuing RFQ's and analysis of responses.

* Making sure that materials and services are supplied in line with MRP and requisitions to support both pre-production and serial production demands.

* To ensure orders and contracts are placed in line with company procedures and policies, this includes commercial terms and maintenance of relevant documents

* Development and mentoring of junior staff where appropriate to share knowledge and best practice.

* Direct and Indirect Purchasing

Senior Buyer

The successful candidate will require:

* Experience working/purchasing within the Automotive industry

* Familiar with TS16949 standards and an understanding of lean manufacturing and processing skills

* Proven experience of working with and managing suppliers in an automotive environment

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills. High level of numerical and analytical ability

* Excellent PC skills within Office packages and ERP systems (SAP experience an advantage)

* Ability to motivate, involve and engage team members to deliver departmental objectives.

Senior Buyer


* CIPS Level 5 qualification

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