Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group Limited
Location
Warwickshire
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Buyer
Based at: Gaydon
Reports to: Purchasing Manager

Job Purpose:

To procure a range of commodities in accordance with the Purchasing and business procedures with a strong focus on commercial acumen and account management skills to deliver departmental objectives specific to quality, cost and delivery. Provide support for Purchasing Manager, deputising in their absence and covering all aspects of Purchasing and Man-Management skills and duties.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

*Supervise and support buyers in their day to day activity and delivery of objectives.
*Take lead role and ownership for key strategic/critical suppliers in the team
*Provide support to other team members and new starters in relation to systems, processes and procedures.
*Deputise for the team Purchasing Manager, to include the day to day running of the Purchasing team.
*Represent the section at cross functional meetings.
*Drive and manage TVM meetings and new model program activities.
*Coordinate and manage supplier performance with Quality and MP&L functions ensuring performance targets are met.
*Procurement and negotiation responsibility for individual objectives.
*Working with a cross functional team to establish and set programme financial targets.

Qualifications & Experience:

*Ideally the successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, and or a full member of CIPS, or at least working towards it.
*Extensive Purchasing experience ideally within a manufacturing environment is required; however, of greater importance is the individual's aptitude and commitment to rapidly assimilate the needs of the role and to be quickly performing in the role, to a high standard.
*The individual should hold a full driving licence, passport and be prepared to travel where their specific work responsibilities require it.
*A competent understanding of the Microsoft suite of office tools would be advantageous.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.