Supply Chain Project Buyer

Location
Barnsley
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 May 2017
Closes
31 May 2017
Ref
00068043
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, fast growing company. They are currently seeking an experienced Supply Chain Project Buyer to further strengthen their growing team based in Barnsley.

You will work closely with the Engineering, Design & Development, Quality and Production departments to facilitate New Product Introduction, engineering modification and supplier re-sourcing activities.

You will be responsible for Implementing the material and supplier procurement strategy for new projects, purchasing administration, maintaining accuracy of information and ensuring that parts are sourced cost-effectively and that sourcing decisions, commercial terms and supplier capabilities.

It is essential that you have:

- Minimum 2 years' experience in a progressive engineering / manufacturing (ideally automotive) environment, utilising a world-wide supply base
- Experience of metal mechanical components
- Experience in a project team environment; a team-player with good inter-personal skills
- A proven track record in cost negotiation and cost analysis techniques
- Strong persuasion and influencing skills, with excellent communication abilities
- A proven track record of supply chain management and the ability to question the status quo and suggest improvements
- Computer literate, including good MS Office experience

Desirable

- Working towards CIPS or equivalent
- Industry / product knowledge
- Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques
- Second language skills

They are offering a salary circa £26,000 DOE, 24 days holiday, rising to 26 after 5 years service and discretionary bonus.

They supply precision-engineered turbochargers, core assemblies, repair kits and individual turbo components to the professional turbocharger aftermarket. They operate manufacturing sites in the UK and China, with sales and distribution from the UK Head Office as well as facilities in Poland and USA.

With in-house teams of Design, Development and QC Engineers, they are recognised as the quality, reliable supply partner by turbo repairers ranging from small turbo workshops through to volume turbo remanufacturing facilities. Three times winners of the prestigious UK Queen's Award for Enterprise, 2006, 2009 and 2014, they currently supply parts to turbo reconditioners in over 100 countries worldwide.