Buyer

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£20 per hour
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer on a temporary contract to cover sickness.

Job Purpose:

  • Anticipate specific requirements for new programmes
  • With support from the commodity team, select and manage suppliers to ensure strict adherence to Programme targets (Quality, Cost, Delivery
  • Monitor and report KPI

Key Responsibilities:

  • Product specification
  • Contribute to the technical product concept/specification offered to the customer.
  • Participate in the program team from initial concept stage (Pre-RFQA)
  • Involve expert suppliers at the Pre-RFQA phase as required
  • Manage the communication between Programme team and Suppliers regarding Engineering Change requests
  • Supplier selection
  • Run Strategic Sourcing Review in conjunction with the commodity team to define potential supplier selection panel required to support the programme, taking into account supplier technology, geographical location, target costs
  • Send RFQ to selected suppliers on the panel, consolidate detailed responses (in agreed standard format) for review
  • Review supplier RFQ responses in conjunction with commodity team and Programme Purchasing Manager
  • Perform negotiations and organise Sourcing Nomination
  • Agree final supplier selection with commodity team and Programme Purchasing Manager
  • Ensure complete legal documentation produced, sign off is correct and ensure controlled storage of all related documents
  • Manage specific mandated (directed) suppliers when requested and agreed with customers
  • Drive and report performance
  • Monitor review and manage programme purchasing performance v target costs (parts, tools and prototypes)
  • Continue to monitor and manage supplier performance during the programme phase, including costs, quality and delivery.
  • Ensure necessary "stage gate" reviews" are held within the programme management framework
  • Monitor and review quality during pilot programme phase
  • APQP status report
  • Maintain list of open points and take appropriate action to resolve
  • Ensure and track the implementation of corrective actions for any deviation
  • Ensure the effective transfer of the program to the Plant Buyer