Direct Buyer - Electronics

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Herne Bay, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
1239969679
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be responsible for all aspects of Purchasing activity within a portfolio. This will involve acquiring goods and services at optimum cost and ensuring OTIF delivery of quality products.

Client Details

Our client is a global blue chip manufacturing company; a leader within their field and one of the industries most innovative and advanced technology manufacturers.

Description

The Direct Buyer will will be responsible for all aspects of Purchasing activity within a portfolio. This will involve acquiring goods and services at optimum cost and ensuring OTIF delivery of quality products.
  • Transactional and Strategic Procurement for the supply of goods and services
  • Responsible for the day to day purchasing activities with consideration to budgets, quality standards and SLA's
  • Accountable for achieving optimum terms and driving costs down
  • Manage negotiations and implement SLA and contract terms
  • Review and manage inventory levels, ensuring availability and reducing obsolescence
  • Implement and manage purchasing and procurement projects to focus on improvement and to generate savings
  • Work collaboratively with the NPD team to ensure representation on procurement and supply
  • Analyse budget and spend with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Build relationships and liaise with internal departments including Production, Quality, Operations and Engineering to ensure efficient and collaborative working
  • Source and manage supplier relationships effectively, ensuring continued supply and commercial terms

Profile

The successful candidate will be able to evidence the following:
  • Strong Purchasing background within an Engineering / Manufacturing background
  • Proven track record of cost savings and negotiation skills
  • Strong supplier management evidencing performance improvement
  • Experience using MRP systems
  • CIPS qualification

Job Offer

Competitive annual salary and package

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