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Buyer - FTC Dec 2022

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Title: Buyer - Fixed Term Contract Dec 2022

Location - Darwen

Salary - £30-35k (DoE) + Benefits

Job Overview

We are currently supporting a leading global developer of automation services, recruit a Buyer on a fixed term contract. The position will be delivering Procurement and Vendor Relations services in defined areas together with Services Operations, global sourcing team, Markets, Engineering, Quality and Business Units

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that procurement will be executed by following-up Global requirements for goods and supply in terms of quality, price and availability
  • Execute the procurement for named business segments
  • Creation of appropriate agreements and price list with selected vendors as deemed appropriate in co-operation of Procurement Specialist
  • Follow-up the issued purchase orders for cost, delivery time and quality
  • Actively ensure that favourable price development will continue, and will have knowledge of true market price and position as a buyer within the market
  • Improving internal and external visibility of UK and EMEA procurement
  • Handle supplier invoices and supplier master data as per needed
  • Follow-up of vendors' performance against set targets
  • Maintain existing and possible new vendors' relations
  • Provide on-going support for existing parts throughout the supply process
  • Arrangement needed logistical set-ups for lean logistics flow
  • To maintain and follow assigned KPI's for purchasing
  • Ensure that set targets are met

Candidate overview

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, mechanical engineering background preferred
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) - or working towards
  • Expert in procurement with more than 3 years of sourcing experience preferable also w/ overseas suppliers
  • Familiar with metal processing (machining, casting, forging and fabrication) is a plus
  • Demonstrated skills at cost analysis
  • Demonstrated skills at supplier development
  • Fair knowledge of business processes
  • ERP and Normal MS Office applications.
  • Good communication and relationship management skills
  • Ability to travel across the UK

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins - 01617-.071-.516