Category Buyer

Ref No. BHN549181
Salary £18 - £19.40/hour
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Open


My client based in the central belt, are seeking a Category Buyer to work for them for an initial 6 month contract.


Buyer with defence experience

The Job

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the expediting of all Production owned material in line with MRP requirements for s/c Team for all UK Sites via SAP reporting for contract/delivery date through their lifecycle after purchase order placement.
  • Authority for driving resolution of all Production Material supply issues highlighted via load boards through effective engagement with material and IPT leads from supplier or sub-tier.
  • Responsible for ensuring all associated supporting information attached to SAP for LRQA audit purposes.
  • Draw attention and action any related aspects of master data required for relevant production material be changed with SAP.
  • Ensure any supplier generated problem reports/concessions are inputted into SAP and communicated to material lead,
  • Guarantee any authorised contractual changes required carried out expediently.
  • Flow down BOM changes from Material Lead for production material ensuring data is flowed to suppliers via MCS and excess managed. Report PR's back into system.
  • Oversee supplier RTV from material disposition, supporting QA, IPT via the MRB process including finance to ensure delivered in line with project closure.
  • Supervise all SAP workflow issues relating to Production owned material in your UK site order book (invoice/F2/Concessions)
  • Manage all Invoice issues relating to Production owned material.
  • Control of VIZ reporting (where pertinent) specific to the commodity (on lower level BOM from PCA vendors), report any issues.
  • Safeguard Po Management with department's KPI, including Acknowledgements, re-badging and Po Audits.
  • Develop KPI's to ensure Internal and External stakeholder's expectations are achieved.
  • Furnish relevant S/C data (Ex SOFT/DDP/Scorecard) to procurement for activities such as RBR's, QBR, SRB's and Procurement Plans.
  • Facilitate Jap creation for both internal (functions) and external (supplier) actions and ensure completion in a timely manner. Ex Free Issue.
  • Certify Procurement Po Handover is compliant and completed properly enabling successful transfer to S/C management.

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