NPI Buyer

Ref No. EMP415640
Location Fareham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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My client are a manufacturing company who are currenetly looking for an NPI buyer to join them on a permanent basis.


Strategic purchasing experience

The Job

Location - Fareham

The ideal candidate for the role of the buyer -

To be an integral part of project work groups from the initial stages of development, to guide and support Project/Engineering decisions commercially. Identify purchasing requirements and highlight supply risks.

To initiate and manage supplier analysis, visits, auditing, tendering contracts are undertaken and ensure supply decisions are made accordingly.

To be responsible for the local and global sourcing of all new strategic suppliers and materials in conjunction with our Design Engineering team. This will encompass design technical concepts, prototyping through to final production.

For any new suppliers selected, ensure that the appropriate level of contract/supply agreement is in place covering all aspects of supply.

Work closely in conjunction with the Repeat Buyer on future supplier selection based upon current supplier performance and risk. Once gaps/ risk identified review with Materials Manager and Repeat Buyer to create sourcing plan.

When needed/requested by Project Manager and in conjunction with Engineering record and monitor purchased material costing of a project.

Work in conjunction with the Repeat Buyer to ensure that any new Purchase of materials procured from established suppliers are incorporated into the relevant existing contract.

At the beginning of sourcing process, without detrimentally affecting quality/delivery performance implement and support a material cost reduction plan to reduce the overall total cost of acquisition. This will be achieved by, negotiations with suppliers, tendering, extending payment terms, reviewing supplier lead-times, order multiples, implementing contracts/price agreements, supplier stock holding.

To ensure that Material Requirement Plan is kept up to date and Purchasing Supervisor/ material schedulers are advised of any significant changes.

On a regular basis meet with the Projects teams to update on the commercial progress of suppliers, subcontractors and materials. Working together internally to overcome any potential related supply issues.

The ideal candidate for this role will have -

Knowledge of Material Requirement Planning (MRP)

Supply Relationship Management, contract management

Total cost of acquisition approach to Procurement.

Ability to lead /manage projects and work well cross functionally. Strong influencing/negotiation skills.

Basic technical ability to understand Electro/Mechanical products and drawings.

Good Negotiation skills, including examples of cost reduction initiatives previously implemented.

Good general knowledge of supplier manufacturing processes, inventory management and the Supply Chain

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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