Buyer

Recruiter
Ceema Recruitment
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£26000 - £33000/annum Benefits
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a talented Buyer to join an established team within a leading defence company.

Our leading defence client who is a leading developer of mission critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries are looking for a Buyer.

With innovative engineers, skilled project managers and experienced manufacturing personnel to be found at the heart of the organisation, our leading defence client is able to produce and develop new products that push the limits of technology and respond to the ever changing demands of the industry.

This is an initial 6 month fixed term contract but may be extended based on personal performance, you will report to the supply chain lead.

Key Responsibilities

-To manage the day to requirements and controls of the purchasing module on the ERP System.
-To ensure the timely production of the best value details for production and engineering requirements.
-Expedite Purchase order as necessary
-Carry out site visits to suppliers as necessary
-To manager on time delivery from the supply chain base
-Become involved in the implementation of lean manufacturing principles within the purchasing department and help to promote them to the suppplier base.
-To encourage communication between the supplier and engineering to effect cost reduction of mature and new products.
-Identify or initiate any cost reduction opportunities
-To attend production meetings and report on delivery progress and highlight problem areas.
-Liaise with planning / cell leaders to formulate "make or buy" decisions.

Background and Understanding

-Good communications skills
-CIPS qualified or working towards
-Experience of using ERP System
-Literate in Microsoft suite
-Experienced at working within a cross functional team
-Full driving license