Buyer

Recruiter
QiStaff Solutions
Location
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Outline:
An opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join the Procurement team. This role supports our clients operations by managing a portfolio of suppliers and commodities to meet the demands and goals of our client – including source, select and develop suppliers capable of meeting the quality and delivery requirements of our customers

Key Responsibilities: The main duties with this position will include:

Source, select and negotiate with suppliers to ensure the most cost effective supply of product /parts (cost of acquisition).
Schedule the suppliers to meet on time delivery requirements to MRP.
With guidance, prepare and implement supplier improvement plans to maximise the key metrics :-Quality, delivery and cost
Resolve supply problems through commercial acumen and involve relevant engineering support as required.
Actively reduce the supply base to maximise spend with preferred suppliers, increasing leverage, response and improved relationships
Achieve personal goals and objectives through detailed and proactive plans
Personal Specification: It is essential that all candidates have the following:

Minimum of 5 years purchasing experience
Experience of MRP systems
Microsoft office, especially Excel and Outlook
Time management and organisational skills and a commitment to meeting deadlines
Degree/HNC in a related subject
CIPS Qualification
Attention to detail
Ability to work in a highly dynamic, team orientated, fast paced environment
Excellent written and oral skills
Ability to forge and maintain stakeholder relations
The following knowledge areas are considered desirable, but not essential for the role:

Microsoft Dynamics AX
Key Performance Indicators
Manufacturing / Operations / Business qualification
AS9100 Awareness and/or experience Job Outline:
An opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join the Procurement team. This role supports our clients operations by managing a portfolio of suppliers and commodities to meet the demands and goals of our client – including source, select and develop suppliers capable of meeting the quality and delivery requirements of our customers

Key Responsibilities:
The main duties with this position will include:

Source, select and negotiate with suppliers to ensure the most cost effective supply of product /parts (cost of acquisition).
Schedule the suppliers to meet on time delivery requirements to MRP.
With guidance, prepare and implement supplier improvement plans to maximise the key metrics :-Quality, delivery and cost
Resolve supply problems through commercial acumen and involve relevant engineering support as required.
Actively reduce the supply base to maximise spend with preferred suppliers, increasing leverage, response and improved relationships
Achieve personal goals and objectives through detailed and proactive plans
Personal Specification:
It is essential that all candidates have the following:

Minimum of 5 years purchasing experience
Experience of MRP systems
Microsoft office, especially Excel and Outlook
Time management and organisational skills and a commitment to meeting deadlines
Degree/HNC in a related subject
CIPS Qualification
Attention to detail
Ability to work in a highly dynamic, team orientated, fast paced environment
Excellent written and oral skills
Ability to forge and maintain stakeholder relations
The following knowledge areas are considered desirable, but not essential for the role:

Microsoft Dynamics AX
Key Performance Indicators
Manufacturing / Operations / Business qualification
AS9100 Awareness and/or experience

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