Buyer - Manufacturing

Recruiter
JAM Recruitment Ltd
Location
Farnborough
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Buyer urgently required for market leading Manufacturing business based in Farnborough. As a Strategic Buyer you will be operating in a fast paced Purchasing and Operations environment and shall be capable of being flexible in managing and prioritising a number of issues. This role an opportunity for a buyer to progress to a new level and they will be supported by a broad depth of experience within the Supply Chain team. The main purpose of this role is to ensure the improvement in performance of a selected number of suppliers within distinct commodity groups reaching the required levels in support of overall business objectives. The purchasing team are within the Supply Chain function providing production materials and services operating within an MRP environment. As a Senior Buyer you will be responsible for: * Managing a defined range of commodities and key suppliers driving improvements to the "5 Rights" in support of the business objectives. * Be able to take responsibility for actions and keep hold of issues whilst delivering the solution to all root causes - not quick fixes. * Identifying risk within the supply chain and manage the appropriate plans to address these in line with recognised tools and standards. * Contributing to and leading key improvement projects related to systems and processes in use both within the department and cross-functionally. * Performing business and performance reviews of suppliers As a Senior Buyer you will have: * Previous purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment * Previous proven experience of managing sourcing solutions and supply chain problems within the external supply chain. * Experience in managing, interpreting and analysing purchasing data with strong IT skills. * Experience in the use of MRP system for in a manufacturing & production environment * Understanding and experience of export regulations and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (desirable) * Experience in a Lean manufacturing / Supply Chain (desirable) * MCIPS or studying towards MCIPS (desirable) This role requires a dynamic, and energetic buyer capable in solving the root cause of problems and delivering the solution. You will have a flexible approach to your work as well as high attention to detail. In return, you will be offered an extremely competitive salary and an opportunity to make your mark with a clearly defined career path in a forward-thinking organisation. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position