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BUYER

Location: TEWKESBURY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE Salary: 35000 - 37000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 4 months ago Reference: 3177998
Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are currently recruiting for a full-time permanent Buyer, recruiting on behalf of a large and successful group based in Tewkesbury - paying up to 37k + benefits.

Overall Objective of Role:

· Responsible for the establishment of the lowest cost of ownership for goods & services for the business using preferred or new suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

· Manage a broad range of commodities including bespoke parts, proprietary components, & sub assemblies.
· Place Purchase Orders in a timely and effective manner to achieve costs and delivery requirements
· Negotiate prices, agree terms and conditions
· Review, understand & communicate drawing & technical specifications to ensure supplier meets the quality requirements & business needs.
· Recognise & exploit cost reduction opportunities
· Seek alternative sources of supply to achieve lowest cost of acquisition
· Conduct and support supplier business reviews
· Review, understand & communicate drawing & technical specifications to ensure supplier meets the quality requirements & business needs.
· Timely action and response to Supplier Corrective Action Requests & invoice queries
· Consolidate and gain maximum economies of scale with new or preferred supplier base
· Undertake any other Project work as instructed
· Contributes to the effective operation of the department
· Sourcing of materials & components to meet New Product Introduction. (NPI)



Candidate:

• Studying towards MCIPS or MCIPS Qualified (desirable)
• Or related qualification in business or engineering
• Purchasing & Manufacturing experience
• Broad commodity expertise incl. electronics
• Cost control & avoidance
• Supplier negotiation & management
• Dynamic supply techniques
• Commercial awareness
• Purchasing tools & techniques
• Business acumen
• Effective communicator & negotiator
• Numerate, Accuracy and attention to detail
• Research, analyse, present data
• Good working knowledge of ERP systems
• Microsoft Excel & Access


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