Buyer

Supply Chain - Hungerford, Berkshire

Ref: 786Monday 19 February 2024

£27,000 - £40,000 Per Annum

Buyer

Hungerford

£27,000 - £40,000 Per Annum

Monday to Friday: Hours - 08:00 - 16:00

Our client is looking for a Buyer to work alongside a talented, supportive team of engineers and designers that are passionate about innovation and contribute to cutting-edge projects.

Job Description

Supplier Management

  • Act as a single point of contact with the supplier and help coordinating supplier related activities within the company.
  • Monitor vendor rating system based on delivery, quality, pricing, responsiveness, and criticality.
  • Drive supplier on-time deliveries and supplier quality performance in line with non-forecast demand
  • Identify new suppliers, agree terms and negotiate supply agreements & contracts

Cost

  • Develop and implement cost saving (PPV/OPEX) plans
  • Effectively control a direct spend budget for commodities

Inventory

  • Maximise Kanban & Consignment methodology to increase quality and efficiency
  • Proactively assist with regulatory and company requirements for stock checks
  • Maintain accurate procurement conditions and other ERP information in a timely manner
  • Monitor usage trends and known estimated future sales to minimise stock holding & obsolescence

Qualifications

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent in purchasing or supply chain (preferred)or equivalent experience
  • CIPS Level 4 or APICS
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills
  • Experience of volume manufacturing (preferred)
  • Experience with MRP / ERP Systems

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • On-site car parking
  •  Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment and Lifestyle