Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£25k - £31k pa
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
The job holder will responsible for a wide range of key op rational aspects of supply chain and procurement.

They will also play a key role in motivated and training the purchasing team to all work to a common purpose and standard operating procedures encouraging team members to support each other and enable a common learning and method of work.

Client Details

Our client is a engineering group with a global presence

Description

Key responsibilities include:

- Achieving the most competitive pricing in relation to various sourcing activities undertaken.
- Conducting regular business reviews with suppliers
- Supporting day to day management of all assigned supplier accounts.
- Introducing ongoing measures of customer satisfaction by way of jointly agreed performance targets.
- Taking an active role in identification and development of new sources of supply.
- Analyse current market trends across assigned portfolio.
- Operate an efficient process for the administration and sourcing of customer ad hoc requirements.
- Demonstrate the delivery of annual cost saving initiatives, to benefit and meet the current needs of the business.
- Ensure all deadlines for the commodity group are followed through the use of planning tools.
- Global travelling may be required from time to time , on company business where necessary and with due notice.
- Prodcue and distribute KPI performance measure for the purchasing department.
- Demonstrate delivery of annual cost saving initiatives.

Profile

- Previous Exposure of buying procedures and process
- good negotiation skills
- Good communication skills
- Able to effectively influence key stakeholders.
- Proven track record on reducing cost/lead-times & delivery terms
- General accountancy/finance knowledge would be beneficial
- Understanding of Lean Manufacturing process and procedures desirable
- CIPS qualification or equivalent would be advantageous

Job Offer

Salary up to £31,000.

12 Month Fixed Term Contract.