Buyer

Expiring today

Recruiter
Assystem UK Ltd
Location
Berkshire
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you Buyer looking to join a leading automotive manufacturer? Do you have background as a technical buyer in the Automotive or a manufacturing industry.

If so, Assystem have an opportunity for you! We are recruiting on behalf of a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of transmission systems for a Technical Buyer. Purchasing goods and services, whilst meeting cost targets. Based in the UK, this is working on a permanent basis.

OBJECTIVES
Supplier management and development with key objectives to improve Quality and Delivery performance from Suppliers.
Creating and completing strategic objectives aimed at reducing costs and improve operating efficiencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Source mechanical and proprietary goods and services, including general order administration and management using company's ERP system.
* Providing company wide support to all purchasing activity.
* Resolve quality or non-conformances issues with Quality Department.
* Liaise with Finance department to resolve invoicing queries.
* Identify and participate in costing saving exercises.
* Develop departmental strategies to improve operating efficiencies.

EXPERIENCE
* Proven purchasing experience on contract manufacturing, preferably within a motorsport, automotive or manufacturing environment.
* Strong technical knowledge and understanding of automotive processes and supply chain management.
* A background in adding value, reducing costs and making business improvements

SKILLS
* Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
* Knowledge of business operating systems i.e. ERP/MRP
* Attention to detail
* Negotiations
* Excellent organisational skills
* Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
* Minimum of HND or equivalent
* Part of full qualified CIPS

To meet with current legislation, right to work checks will be carried out to ensure candidates are able to work within the UK.
ENQUIRIES:
If you are interested in applying for the role of Technical Buyer or require further information, please contact:
Lisa Hunt
(Apply online only)

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