Project Buyer - Fixture and Fittings

On Target Recruitment Ltd
18 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

You will be part of one of the UKs market leaders within the retail display, fixture fittings, POP.
Our client has a well established and diverse customer base ranging from start up ventures through to PLCs
Customer focused culture with local support
Exciting opportunity to join a progressive company, which is poised for significant growth
Our client has an open door policy and open culture policy
Agile and flexible in meeting the needs of customer business models
Our client has a strong customer focus and support network

The Role:

Project Buyer

Managing new and repeat projects including prototyping, selecting supplies, evaluating total cost of acquisition, negotiation, production/manufacturing and logistics. Planning work throughput, responding to and controlling change to ensure appropriate prioritisation of tasks
Lead the projects to make them happen, problem solving, trouble shooting, risk assessments, offering up solutions, ensuring that they are delivered on time, within budget and to required quality levels.
Maintaining financial control of all projects within the field of responsibility, interfacing with the Company’s financial reporting system.
Ensuring appropriate quality assurance is maintained at all stage of the supply chain. Planning and overseeing on-site supervision of work in progress, where necessary
Provide advice and intelligence to Designers and Sales staff on the external processes and services we manage, in terms of availability and prevailing commercial influencers.
Maintain standards, policies, documentation, systems and procedures to ensure the continued development of the supply function
The ability to take full control and drive results to complete projects on time is an important factor to this role
Able to multi task with excellent time management skills
Extremely proficient communicator with very good interpersonal skills
High level of attention to detail, with an energetic fast pace and able to perform under pressure
Technically orientated, self disciplined, logical, accurate and flexibility is necessary for this role
Professional attitude at all times in both business and personal capacity
High level of computer literacy

The Ideal Person:

A minimum of 3 years’ experience of buying within a similar industry with a good understanding of the relevant manufacturing processes – Metal Fabrication, Joinery, Plastics, Print
Direct experience of managing both domestic and over-seas suppliers, particularly the Far Eastern supply market
Knowledge of Export/Import processes and documentation, and all modes of transport
Able to interpret Technical Drawings and work with suppliers to achieve required specifications

Consultant: Marc Gibbs


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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Building Services, Medical & Scientific, and Commercial & Industrial Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally

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