Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Coventry
Salary
GBP17 - GBP25 per hour +
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
14 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Great opportunity to work for an established manufacturer, which supplies into the automotive industry.Client DetailsGlobal manufacturer of automotive solutionsDescription Manage supply base for commodities assigned to support the production demand.Expedite and de-expedite materials based on production schedule changes.Develop suppliers for new and existing business needs.Drive cost reductions to support BU and corporate initiatives.Facilitate and execute supplier audits and drive corrective action activities when needed.Communicate and report supplier performance metrics and drive performance improvements in supply base.Manage inventories on assigned commodities.Research root causes of inventory discrepancies by extracting data from ERP.Work with other departments to build inventory accuracy, standard procedures, controls, practices and system.Monitor and communicate supplier performancePurchase goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.ensure timely deliveries, acceptable quality levels, and lean flow of materials in line with meeting customer contract delivery dates and company financial objectivesEstablish and manage relationships with suppliers and continually seek value added opportunitiesLiaison with Store with regards kit issue.Order stationery in line with company policy.Raise purchase orders covering:ServiceRepair/maintenanceExpediting and de-expediting of material on order.Raise to buyer level any delays likely to affect production.Maintain list of prospective suppliers and materials.Collect and enter supplier quotations into spread sheets for evaluation.Provide samples and information to prospective suppliers.Maintain log of outstanding contractsCopying and filing of signed contracts.Compile RFQ packages (including drawings and specifications)Assist Supply Chain Manager as required on daily and project work.Engineering Drawing release (Keep of drawing that are issue to suppliers/change of issuesProfileAble to hit the ground running and become a focal part of the procurement function, displayed a good knowledge of purchasing and supply chain practices, with a willingness to get apply themselves practically to every application and aspect of the role. There is a view for the position to become permanent for the right person.Job OfferFlexible hourly rate. Scope for a permanent role.