Operational Buyer - Italian Speaking

Location
Nottinghamshire
Salary
GBP25000 - GBP32000 per annum +
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
13859670/001
Contact
Andrew John Cooke
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity for anyone who has experience with vendor management & operational purchasing who can speak Italian to a fluent level. Must and will be asked to demonstrate capability of this in a business environment.

Client Details

$20bn business across over 150 countries working in sectors ranging from electrical safety equipment to aerospace contracts. My client is a global technology leader in diversified power management solutions.

Description

Generate purchase orders in line with approved MRP and proactively seek supplier acknowledgements to deliver against on-time delivery targets

Maintaining minimum stock levels whilst avoiding disruption to production

Review invoices in query and address as appropriate in a timely manner taking necessary action and seeking the required approval to resolve and avoid any reoccurrence

Coordinate the reduction and pro-active management of NCR's and ensure that quality or delivery requirements are adhered to

Conduct formal market testing exercises as part of a continuous commercial review process (RFI/RFP)

Support the new parts introduction process by obtaining the necessary information from suppliers and assisting in the improvement of this process

Provide information and statistics with regard to purchasing activities as required to support business needs

Collaborate and communicate effectively with all stakeholders

Support on escalations of all portfolio items from other members of the team

Coordinate and be responsible for specifically agreed projects as agreed with the management team

Carry out supplier performance metrics and facilitate regular business review meetings with selected key suppliers

Negotiate and implement commercial improvements with suppliers ensuring that the company is appropriately protected and ensuring that the lowest possible costs and best credit terms are negotiated.

Establish and maintain effective relationships with the company's suppliers and internal customers in accordance with the ethical code and standards of conduct maintaining the highest level of professionalism at all times

Continually seek and identify areas for improvement, in line with the strategic direction of the purchasing organization with a view to improving service levels to customers

Ensure proper and professional commercial engagement at all times

Perform other specific and general duties as required and agreed

Profile

MUST BE ITALIAN SPEAKING TO A FLUENT LEVEL
HAVE HAD EXPERIENCE OF OPERATIONAL PURCHASING AND VENDOR MANAGEMENT
CIPS CERTIFIED OR SAP EXPERIENCED WOULD BE DESIRABLE
LARGE OPERATION AT HAND - CHANGING OF INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY BASES - NEED TO BE ABLE TO GET STUCK IN

Job Offer

Competitive Salary

Progression

Blu-Chip Exposure

Enhanced Skill-set