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Diss, Norfolk

Published
10-08-2017
Job ad details
Published
10-08-2017
Expires
07-09-2017
Job ID
LJA-48411573
Job type
Permanent
Salary level
£28,000 - £32,000  per year
Job sector
Management & Business

Senior Buyer

Full time, Permanent 

Nr Eye, Suffolk

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Buyer, ideally MCIPS qualified or working towards a MCIPS qualification. Knowledge of the Engineering and/or Construction sectors is desirable but not essential..

The new appointee will be part of the Procurement team and take an active part in strengthening relationships with existing supplier base and in identifying and developing new supplier opportunities. Following an initial period of training, the Senior Buyer will take responsibility for a selected group of key suppliers. 

The role will be required to provide exceptional levels of support to the wider Manufacturing team and the customer facing Sales teams, ensuring commercial input is provided during the bid/quotation stage, through order receipt, design engineering and manufacturing stages, while achieving or exceeding departmental targets for cost and on time delivery.

The key deliverables will be:

  • To maintain a supply base that achieves the business targets for quality, cost and performance
  • To undertake pricing negotiations with assigned suppliers
  • To investigate and resolve quality non-conformances and obtain an appropriate commercial resolution
  • To assist in the development and maintenance of a vendor rating scheme to monitor supplier efficiency and provide management information on which decisions can be made
  • To meet company targets for cost control and efficiency improvements within the annual budget, short term plan and monthly sales objectives
  • To develop and maintain company stock control systems and ensure adequate material stocks are held at all times
  • To support the development of the purchase ordering and goods received procedures in accordance with ISO procedures
  • To liaise with Engineering and Production Engineering on alternative supply specifications
  • To deputise for the Purchasing Manager when necessary

The complexity of the role calls for a strong procurement skill set, good verbal and written communication skills, together with commercial acumen and numeric reasoning

  • Have a background of procuring raw materials and indirect services in either manufacturing or engineering environment
  • The ability to undertake contract and price negotiations for assigned materials and services
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • A cost conscious approach
  • ERP System Purchasing and Inventory Management – ideally within an Epicor ERP environment
  • Strong Excel skills

The company offers a negotiable , generous salary commensurate to experience and qualifications, group contributory personal pension scheme

To apply please submit your CV via the “Apply now “ option or contact Maxine Shulver at our Diss branch to discuss the position further

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Job ad details
Published
10-08-2017
Expires
07-09-2017
Job ID
LJA-48411573
Jobtype
Permanent
Salary level
£28,000 - £32,000  per year
Job sector
Management & Business
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