Devon, UK
20 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement, Purchasing, Buying, Manufacturing/Production
Job Role: Buyer
Salary: Competitive
Job Type: 6 month temporary contract
Location: North Devon

Acorn Recruitment has an exciting vacancy for a Buyer to join the Procurement team for an established manufacturing firm based in North Devon.

Key responsibilities:

Negotiating contractual terms regarding quantity, price, delivery, quality, freight
and other standard or special contract terms.
Coordinating with Accounts Payable on billing and / or credit issues.
Coordinating the return, rework, or exchange of defective materials.
Analysing data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares
reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal delivery of
supplier materials.
Ensuring key supplier improvement initiatives are adhered to and driving improvement
through key metrics.
Supporting cost reduction targets in full liaison with the strategic
procurement team.
To open up and encourage cross functional dialogue with all areas of the business.

Experience required:

Procurement experience within an aerospace/ complex engineering
environment preferred.
Technical knowledge of moulded and aluminium castings.
Thorough understanding of negotiation techniques and tactics.
Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding purchasing,
logistics, incoming product inspection and inventory control.
A proven track record in communicating effectively with stakeholders to identify
needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
Recognised operational qualifications such as CIPS or recognised operational
qualifications such as an HNC in manufacturing, quality or procurement.
Excellent IT skills.

Apply online today, or feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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