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Employer
Tec Partners
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Buyer

Thetford

Ideally Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Automotive, engineering experience needed

This SME business based in Thetford are well renowned in their field manufacturing a range of bespoke products for their clients. In a nutshell their products are just really cool. The company offer 1 day a week working from home and 4 days based on site in Thetford.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant engineering and program departments
Provide analysis on costs, new and existing, and review cost reduction activities
Identify and evaluate supply chain risk whilst developing robust risk mitigation strategies where necessary.
Prepare reports and updates as and when required
Review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make project savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules
Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.
Conduct research for new components and suppliers and prepare supplier nominations, taking into consideration the commercial constraints relating to the relevant project.
Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management systems (e.g. TS 16949, ISO (phone number removed)).
Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Minimum 3 years working in procurement environment within the automotive sector
ONC, A Levels, City & Guilds Level 3, BTec National Diploma Level 3 or equivalent NVQ level 3 qualification
Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown
Computer literate, with advanced Excel skills/abilitiesIf the above is relevant and sounds of interest please apply with an up to date CV
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