Non Product Buyer

£21 - £24/hour
10 Aug 2018
18 Aug 2018
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Non Product Buyer
Location: Wolverhampton
Contract Length: Initially 6 Months
Rate: £21-£24 / hr LTD Depending on experience


As part of continued growth, our client is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defence products. Who design, manufacture and service systems and components, are currently recruiting for a Non Product buyer with at least 12 months non product supply chain experience in a manufacturing industry. This is based in Wolverhampton and on an initial 6 month contract.

Duties include:

• Support the business to resolve escalated issues with suppliers.
• Co-ordinate expediting of suppliers for machinery and equipment, shortages, providing quotations etc. to ensure on time delivery
• Manage plant consumables supplier activities e.g. spend control, metrics and cost reduction initiatives
• Working with Commodity team to ensure new small spend work goes to existing and preferred suppliers.
• Join hard services integration team to manage PO requests, track savings and support on going performance management.
• Invoice only work flow management – work with Finance to ensure resolution
• Resolve open billing queries with suppliers
• Freight management – help organising urgent shipments and tracking for Po's.
• Ensure NDAs in place with all suppliers
• Negotiate non contracted costs and payment terms to drive best commercial position
• Have a thorough understanding of the relevant UTAS Policies, and ensure compliance including CPM17 and contracts.
• Use ACE tools and have a continuous improvement mindset to improve the processes.
• Identify opportunities to remove unnecessary spend or suggest alternatives.
• Support Commodity Managers as needed.

Experience and Personal Characteristics:

• HND/Degree level or relevant level of experience with suitable qualifications e.g. CIPS
• SAP system experience .
• Non product supply chain experience in manufacturing industry including negotiation, supplier management, lead time management, working with internal stakeholders.
• Good communication skills, comfortable communicating at various levels with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
• Excellent organisational skills and ability to build relationships
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure
• Driven to complete tasks
• Commercial acumen expected

From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and, where necessary, training will be given.
If you would like to be considered for the above role then please respond with your updated CV.

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