Interim Engineering Buyer

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Coventry
Salary
£15 per hour
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am recruiting for an urgent interim Buyer position for a global manufacturing business in Warwickshire.

Responsibilities:

  • Invoice query resolution
  • Manage and ensure effective supplier relationships
  • Continual review of sourcing to ensure cost effect supply to the business
  • Sourcing and Purchase of relevant components and materials
  • Ensuring quality, cost and other relevant factors such as delivery are within specification and target
  • Demonstrate integrity and best practises in all aspects of the role
  • Responsibility for appropriate budgets/supplier relationships

Qualifications:

  • Essential - Suitable purchasing/buying experience with exposure to manufacturing.
  • Desirable - HNC/CIPS

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing, JIT and KanBan
  • Ability to control and improve cost of materials whilst maintaining integrity
  • Negotiation
  • Project Management Skills
  • PC Skill - Excel/ Power Point
  • Team player
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Desire to improve and achieve
  • Team player
  • Organised, methodical and ability to meet deadlines
  • Driven and Focused
  • Experience of working within a busy and challenging Purchasing office environment
  • Inventory management experience
  • Engineering change management experience
  • Relevant experience of purchasing within an engineering/ manufacturing environment

Desirable:

  • Experience of Oracle
  • Experience in global sourcing
  • BCC/LCC Sourcing with proven results
  • Customer Focused
  • Developing and maintaining internal and supplier relationships
  • A desire to develop and progress is a major requirement within this role
  • Ability to read a drawing