Buyer

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group
Location
Milton Keynes
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Buyers role is primarily to support the Purchasing Team activities for the Milton Keynes site. This role may also be required to support other areas within the Operations department which includes production planning, materials planning and inventory management.

The role has the following critical success factors (CSF’s):

• Proactively manage the relationships between my client and their suppliers to achieve business objectives.
• Day to day management of supplier relationships and processes to achieve best price and on time deliveries according to Purchase Order and MRP requirements.
• Highlight potential problem areas to the Purchasing Manager and team and recommend possible solutions.
• The identification of opportunities for cost savings and the recommendation and implementation of appropriate procurement strategies.
• Commercial awareness and negotiation of improved terms of business.
• Effective communication with suppliers and internal functions.
• Keep abreast of appropriate KPI measurements and work towards improvements.
• Develop and maintain work instructions for the role, to enable others to undertake activities of the role during periods of absence.

Our client is totally focused on providing its customers with the best service in its industry. We expect you to maintain that focus with your suppliers when carrying out the duties below.

• Using MRP and forecast requirements maximise cost savings through identification and establishment of procurement agreements with suppliers.
• To purchase parts materials and services on behalf of our client in accordance with Company Procedures.
• Communication with Suppliers and control of supply quality issues.
• Ensuring compliance to export control regulations in the Purchasing context.
• Identify opportunities for cost savings and cost avoidance and take appropriate action.
• Effectively communicate with fellow team members and stakeholders.
• Awareness of inventory levels, and minimising the impact of procured parts on stock levels.
• Identification and awareness of Purchasing risks, including obsolescence and provide support for mitigation activities.
• Identifying, leading and working on Continuous Improvement activities.
• Purchasing Representative - hosting supplier visits, representing our client at off site meetings and producing appropriate visit reports / records.

• Establish and maintain a network of suppliers capable of meeting the company business and production needs.
• Familiarise and maintain knowledge of supplier capabilities such to identify potential supply sources for their requirements.
• Issuing Request For Quotations; placing Purchase Orders; expediting.
• Review supplier quotations, process Purchase Order acknowledgements and confirm delivery dates with suppliers.
• Ensure that procured items are delivered to agreed timescales.
• Ensure Purchase Orders requirements are being met. Ensure that Suppliers deliver as promised and handle any matters arising from the non-performance of a supplier are managed or escalated accordingly.
• Minimise risk of their liability to suppliers.
• Maintenance of company records.

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

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