Senior Buyer - Industrial manufacturing

Location
Redhill
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum +
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Ref
13864002/001
Contact
Thomas Willis
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer to manage the UK procurement of raw materials

Client Details

A world leading supplier of personal protective solutions, specialising in the design and manufacture of high-performance chemicals.

Description

  • Proper utilisation of the Company's overall buying power in obtaining the best value to the correct specification in support of the Group's objectives.
  • Providing day to day management of suppliers and purchasing requirements.
  • Negotiation of agreements with suppliers and taking responsibility for agreements where necessary.
  • Ensuring that suppliers deliver in accordance with Service Level Agreements including agreed time, cost and quality measures and report back to management on these metrics.
  • Ensuring that accurate records are maintained and followed for audit trace ability.
  • Willingness to travel and meet with Supply Chain

  • Maintain up-to-date supplier lists and pricing arrangements to ensure the best commercial terms
  • Calculate future purchasing needs based on recent sales usage (including the right mix of products to receive volume and margin)

  • Develop, maintain, evaluate and expand reliable sources of supply to ensure adequate supplier production capacity, and to ensure that all risks associated with the procurement function are identified

  • Part number changes, price changes and new product launches

Profile

  • Educated to at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent/ MCIPs is an advantage or Diploma/Certificate in Procurement/Supply Chain Management
  • Proven purchasing experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Background in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Demonstrate skills in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Job Offer

£45,000 plus package