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NPI Senior Buyer

Ref: 400712

Salary: Up to £45,000/yr

Location: Sussex, Shoreham-By-Sea

Further Information: 01489873418

Status: Now Interviewing

Important:

Experience in manufacturing environment - NPI

Introduction:

My client are global manufacturing company who are currently looking for an NPI Senior buyer to support the purchasing team due to growth and winning exciting new products.

The Job:

Location - Shoreham West Sussex

Salary - Competitive with Benefits

Role responsibilities for the NPI senior buyer -

• Meeting with Clients to discuss/define requirements and coordinate supply chain activities between suppliers, clients and Engineering/project teams.
• Maintain and promote relationships with clients, suppliers and the Ricardo community.
• Procurement of project goods including bespoke parts/tooling manufactured from drawing, along with design/development, and other technical services.
• Competitive bidding (RFQ), negotiating prices / added value and reporting cost-reduction achievements
• Liaising with suppliers and Engineering teams on design feasibility issues, expediting orders and agreeing concessions or return rejects
• Control spend against budget and forecasting to completion of project
• Identification & evaluation of potential supply partners (working closely with SQA).
• Negotiation, contracting, and risk evaluation of/with UK and international suppliers.
• Ownership of the end-to-end, purchase-to-pay process for projects assigned
• Coordination and Maintenance of supplier held tooling registers
• Actively supporting the Ricardo procurement community in identification & development of procurement best-practise across all business divisions.

Person Specification for the NPI senior buyer

• Strong data management skills and IT literacy. Experience with SAP & Baan Purchasing an advantage
• Attention to detail, accurate, numerically astute
• Strong negotiation skills with an ability to close the deal in short time frames. Strong customer focus with a flexible approach to succeed in a fast-moving environment.
• Knowledge of BoM’s, PO Processes, familiarity with technical drawings, resourceful and process good interpersonal skills
• A working knowledge of contract law
• Ability to communicate well with the team, internal customers and external suppliers.
• Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) is desirable.
• Experience working in an Engineering or manufacturing environment essential
• Demonstrates the highest integrity and ethical values in dealing with clients, suppliers, and colleagues.
• Flexible to travel within UK & overseas from time to time

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

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