Buyer

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Recruiter
Chess Dynamics Ltd
Location
West Sussex
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Chess Dynamics is an established Leading Design & Manufacturing business, with several sites across the UK. Our product range is cutting-edge and services the surveillance and defense industries with products that aid specific client requirements - driving innovation is at the heart of everything we do.
The company has seen significant growth over the past few years, and as we continue to grow, we require a Senior Buyer to join our small Purchasing Department on a contract basis initially.
Responsibilities
* You will work closely with engineering staff across the business to procure machined components and related parts to the required quality, delivery and costs.
* Engage Suppliers & drive service levels to meet business goals.
* Prepare Request For Information (RFI) & Request For Quotation (RFQ) documentation.
* Identify, evaluate, implement and develop new supply sources capable of meeting our specifications and commercial needs.
* Facilitate the introduction of new products, adapting the supply chain to support emerging needs.
* Develop & drive strong supply partnerships embracing lean manufacturing principles to deliver; quality, service, technical, commercial & continuous improvement expectations of our global operations.
* Support the creation & implementation of strategies to mitigate high risk areas within the supply chain.
* Execute change, managing the process of engagement, disengagement and change management, to minimise the risk to our operations.
* Working to strict and often very tight deadlines to meet delivery schedules.
Experience & Qualifications
* The successful applicant must have experience of reading and interpreting technical drawings and have an understanding of manufacturing processes.
* Good knowledge of the manufacturing industry related to one off production of parts in stainless steel, aluminium and carbon steel.
* Good understanding of inspection and test methods related to machined and welded components
* Ability to work cooperatively with engineers and suppliers to obtain parts on time within budget.
* Demonstrate ability to organise, plan and monitor procurement activities.
* Working knowledge of using MRP/ERP systems and experience of Excel is a must.
Location: Horsham
Duration: Contract - 6 Months+
Salary: £competitive + 26 days Holiday, Pension, Income Protection etc

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