Techical Buyer

Recruiter
Equation Recruitment
Location
Buckingham
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Buckingham based client are looking for a Technical Buyer to join their team. This is a full time permanent role with and excellent salary

Accountabilities:
*Working with Production & Engineering to ensure product costing and supply match the business needs.
*Manage and continuously review the P/O System to ensure it is accurate, up to date and consistently meets the requirements of the business.
*Processing of Purchasing Orders ensuring ownership and responsible throughout the process until goods / services received and inspected.
*Purchase materials in line with on time in full delivery to meet production requirements.
*Communication of forecasts and purchase orders to suppliers.
*Assist with regular re-negotiations of terms of business/service agreements and performance
*Evaluation with suppliers, taking corrective action as required.
*Identify and deliver cost savings without compromising quality or delivery.
*Monitor, report on and improve supplier performance, take action where required (KPI's).
*Liaison with internal departments to ensure the effective sourcing, procurement and costings of new to range products.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
*Purchasing experience within a Manufacturing Environment is essential.
*Varied exposure to a range of Suppliers & Commodities.
*Engineering background and ability to read engineering drawings is essential.
*Track record showing strong negotiating and effective communication skills.
*Purchasing qualification would be desirable.
*Flexibility - requirement to work additional hours dependent on business needs

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