Commodity Buyer

Pure Resourcing Solutions
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is an efficient unique company focussed on listening and responding to customer specific requirements. They are at an important phase of development and are looking to recruit a Commodity Buyer to join the team based near Wymondham. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an exciting, forward thinking company who has seen unprecedented success. This key position will see you developing and maintaining a supplier base and sourcing strategy across the commodity group suitable to deliver the current and future needs of the business. The role will include the need to set up, and manage supply of production materials, tooling and/or services.

Key Responsibilities -

Raise, execute and manage purchase orders
Inventory Control of materials and resources to production lines
Manage a portfolio of suppliers
Control and lead supplier negotiations
Develop and maintain a supplier base and sourcing strategy suitable to deliver the current and future needs of the business
Monitor and maintain the correct level of QCD performance
Strong contract awareness and capability, to create and ensure the necessary contractual arrangements are in place to control and manage business risks
Analyse quotes and QAF's to be able to effectively negotiate with the supplier, and to summarise the information for the supplier nomination process.
Lead the supplier nomination process for your commodity area
Implement a cost down program within your commodity base
Negotiating skills to include consideration of MRP, MOQ, and batch size constraints
Manage a High Risk supplier if required
Forge and maintain effective and positive working relationships within Supply Chain and across the business
Provide relevant management reporting information
Carry out any other activities necessary to ensure the Supply Chain group delivers its objectives

Key skills:

Previous experience in a similar based role is essential
Ability to build excellent relationships at all levels with suppliers
Ability to communicate and influence at all levels both internally and externally
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

This position may require travel and the individual must hold a current passport and be willing to undertake short and long haul travel on an as required basis

If you have the relevant skills and experience please contact Jade O'Brien at Pure on .