Buyer

Recruiter
DCV Technologies Limited
Location
Thame
Salary
From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Buyer
Fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to expand their skills and knowledge in a truly international organisation. The role will be to assist in the implementation of the Procurement strategy, taking direction to help manage the cost base by delivering opportunities that drive costs out through demand management, simplifying specifications and strengthening supplier relationships to reduce risk and improve performance. Takes guidance, and provides input, to manage the sourcing lifecycle ensuring the best value from all agreements in support of Box Technologies strategic vision.
Scope:•To support all areas of the business in the identification, evaluation and engagement of suppliers who will deliver best value for money as part of our supply chain in the delivery of the company business plan. Working closely with the management team to identify value adding opportunities in the procurement and delivery of products and services into the business. To play a participative role in the successful delivery of the business plan. Raising and checking purchase orders, be organised and ensure all administration in the department is up to date. •The individual must demonstrate high energy, can work well under pressure, is adaptive to change, supports others in the team and is an effective problem solver working in a fast paced, dynamic business.DUTIES / KEY TASKS:•Provide procurement knowledge and support to all parts of the business in the identification, evaluation and engagement of suppliers to support the delivery of the company business plan. Ensuring a smooth flow and process of new product and suppliers into the business.•Establish contractual agreements with identified vendors to set and maintain the highest performance standards in the supply chain. Reporting on performance SLA’s and implementing continuous improvement initiatives where necessary.•Identify and implement opportunities to source products and services by analysing quotations, negotiating prices and terms with both current and prospective suppliers to deliver optimum value and margin to the business.•Engage with all areas of the business to plan and schedule purchases to meet all commercial requirements in a timely manner and within financial and operational parameters.•Understand and apply the appropriate processes, policies and standards within the company management systems
Knowledge & Understanding•Understands the company business plan and objectives.•Excellent knowledge of purchase and supply chain methods.•Good understanding of contract law.•Excellent understanding of company Vendor Evaluation and approval procedures.•Understands ITT and RFQ protocols and procedures•Extremely commercially aware.•Excellent ability to prioritise tasks and manage own time.•Can present clear and concise data both written and verbally•Excellent negotiation skills.•Extreme diligence in attention to detail.•Is innovative in approach to data analysis and performance target measurement.