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Job Reference: 31742_1522838811
Location: Buckinghamshire
Discipline: Procurement / Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£27000 to 32000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent


A leading manufacturer of safety critical components, is looking to recruit an experienced Buyer to join their team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking business which promotes training & development and further career progression.

Benefits on offer:

* 24 days holiday stats
* Pension
* Company Sick Pay
* Free Parking
* Early finish Friday

Purpose of Role:

The buyer will support all Purchasing activities for the plant to include production & materials planning and inventory management

The Successful Candidate will have:

* Experience gained in a Purchasing/Procurement/Buyer position in a manufacturing environment
* Experience of negotiating supplier purchasing agreements
* Understanding of Product Lifecycles
* Experience of face to face contact with suppliers
* Proven negotiation skills
* Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
* IT Literate - Microsoft Office suite
* Prepared to travel occasionally with some overnight stays

Responsibilities Overview:

* Manage existing & establish new supplier relationships to achieve business objectives
* Manage supplier processes to achieve on time deliveries to budget
* Recommend and implement appropriate procurement strategies
* Negotiate improved terms of business to achieve effective outcomes and maximise cost savings.
* Analyse category spend to identify cost saving opportunities & cost avoidance
* Identify Continuous Improvement activities.
* Attend supplier visits and document / report results
* Prepare and issue RFQ's
* Purchase Orders
* Review supplier quotations
* Ensure that procured items are delivered to agreed timescales.
* Manage non-performing suppliers
* Report any issues to the Purchasing Manager that may impact on production plans or

* Identify Purchasing risks & support mitigation activities.
* On Time Delivery (OTD) schedules

For more information please send CV to:

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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