Senior Project Buyer

Barclay Meade
10 Jan 2018
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in the growth phase of this exciting new venture. The role will be responsible for the management of purchased parts from concept to series production from the suppliers and projects you are assigned.

Location - West Sussex

Salary - £40 - 45k dependant on experience

The roles and responsibilities of the role will be -

Meeting with Clients to discuss/define Purchasing requirements and coordinate supply chain activities between suppliers, clients & Engineering/project teams.

Maintaining and promoting relationships with clients, suppliers and the widerproject purchasing team in identification & development of purchasing best-practise across the business.

Liaising with suppliers and Engineering teams on design feasibility issues, expediting orders and agreeing concessions or return rejects

Procurement of project goods including bespoke parts/tooling manufactured drawings, along with design/development, and other technical services.

Identification & evaluation of potential supply partners (working closely with SQA).

Responsible for Supplier Nomination activities including; carrying out audits, NDA's, T&C's, risk evaluation, competitive bidding (RFQ), negotiating prices of/with UK and international suppliers.

Control spend against budget and forecasting to completion of project

Ownership of the end-to-end, purchase-to-pay process for projects assigned

Coordination and Maintenance of supplier held tooling registers

The ideal canidate for the role will have -

Experience working in an Engineering or manufacturing environment essential

Knowledge of BoM's, PO Processes, familiarity with technical drawings.

Experience for part Supplier Nomination process

A working knowledge of contract law

Attention to detail, accurate, numerically astute

Strong negotiation skills with an ability to close the deal in short time frames.

Strong customer focus with a flexible approach to succeed in a fast-moving environment.

Strong data management skills and IT literacy. Experience with SAP & Baan Purchasing an advantage

Resourceful and process good interpersonal skills

Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) is desirable.

Ability to communicate well with the team, internal customers and external suppliers, with an understanding of escalation process and requirements

Demonstrates the highest integrity and ethical values in dealing with clients, suppliers, and colleagues.

Flexible to travel within UK & overseas from time to time

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.