Job Description

A manufacturer is recruiting an experienced Project Buyer to work from their Coventry headquarters. You will take responsibility for all purchasing for all new projects.

The company manufactures a range of machinery for its global customer base. The company are performing well and has a very strong order book and ambitious but tangible growth plans.

You will work with the supplier base and take the lead from component costs through to manufacture.

As the NPI Buyer you will support the Purchasing Manager in:

  • Work with existing supply base across Europe and the Far East to ensure the best possible part/material and component supply.
  • Build very strong relationships and where possible deliver more favourable commercial terms.
  • Look at a range of new suppliers to increase the supply base.
  • Manage the new component introduction from suppliers.
  • Overall you will work to improve the purchasing function and ensure it is best in class to enable the production targets to be met on time in full.

To be successful within the role you will have:

  • Previous experience as a Buyer or Senior Buyer or Project buyer within a manufacturing business.
  • New Product Introduction.
  • Proven negotiation skills and to have an in-depth understanding of commercial terms.
  • Far east sourcing.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Purchased a range of materials, components and castings.
  • Worked with a range of MER/ERP systems.

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 details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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