Buyer/Senior Buyer

Location
Staffordshire
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum +
Posted
25 Mar 2018
Closes
24 Apr 2018
Ref
13903858/001
Contact
Michael Stevens
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Buyer is responsible for supplier performance with respect to their NPI, Quality, Cost, Risk and Management.

Client Details

Global manufacturing organisation based in Staffordshire looking to recruit a Buyer to support the ongoing growth of the company following a record breaking year.

Description

  • Early Supplier Engagement - working within the NPI process to leverage NQCRPM at product launch
  • Work in conjunction with and support the Project Lead to deploy the NPI Process
  • Provide guidance to the Prototype Buyers through category strategy for categories responsible for
  • Supplier Nomination
  • Responsible for new parts first off availability and Initial Sample Inspection Report compliance within the company NPI process requirement
  • Ensure Warranty Agreements are in place where required prior to placing an order
  • Work alongside Supplier Development Engineers dealing with APQP, Project Readiness and supplier exit strategies
  • Cost management - driving improved levels of transparency focusing on Quotation Analysis Forms
  • Working with the global teams to understand Lowest Total Cost of Acquisition for specific categories of responsibility
  • Implement Long Term Agreements with assigned suppliers where appropriate

Profile

  • Purchasing in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Familiar with Manufacturing Processes
  • Global Sourcing
  • An appreciation of "Lean Techniques"
  • New Product Introduction process

Job Offer

£40,000 - £50,000 + benefits