Buyer

Recruiter
Carbon 60
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
1213523719
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Buyer who will be responsible for purchasing cast metal components. The buyer will be responsible for this commodity and tasked with working with new and existing suppliers to ensure the parts are sourced effectively to fulfil manufacturing demands.

The Role:

The Buyer will respond optimally to the purchasing needs of the business and identify the risks and opportunities within their commodity in order to improve the projects margins.

Build relationships with suppliers and manage their performance against relevant KPI's, conducting regular business reviews
Negotiate with vendors to achieve best value to required quality levels, lead times, price and payment terms.
Process all MRP generated requisitions in line with company rules to ensure selected suppliers can effectively deliver in line with the Production Schedule
Assisting other departments in areas with contract performance issues, working with Quality Department on supplier evaluation or quality issues, short shipments, damage goods etc.
Identify poor performing suppliers and promptly address issues protecting project milestonesAbout you:

CIPS qualified preferable not essential
Highly motivated by results
Strong negotiation skills
Good MS Office skills and knowledge of SAP (MM)
Preferably minimum two years' purchasing experienceMuch more information about this role is available by contacting Carbon60 on (phone number removed)

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency

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