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Senior Buyer - 6 month FTC
My client are currenetly looking for a senior buyer to join them on a 6 month ftc. This requirement requires somebody the start relatively quickly so would be looking for somebody with a short notice.
My client are Leading Design & Manufacturing business, with several sites across the UK. Their product range is cutting-edge and services. The company has seen significant growth over the past few years, and as they continue to grow, they require a Senior Buyer to join their small Purchasing Department on a contract basis initially.
Location - Horsham
Salary - Competative with benefits
Roles and responsibilties of the buyer -
You will work closely with engineering staff across the business to procure machined components and related parts to the required quality, delivery and costs.
Engage Suppliers & drive service levels to meet business goals.
Prepare Request For Information (RFI) & Request For Quotation (RFQ) documentation.
Identify, evaluate, implement and develop new supply sources capable of meeting our specifications and commercial needs.
Facilitate the introduction of new products, adapting the supply chain to support emerging needs.
Develop & drive strong supply partnerships embracing lean manufacturing principles to deliver; quality, service, technical, commercial & continuous improvement expectations of our global operations.
Support the creation & implementation of strategies to mitigate high risk areas within the supply chain.
Execute change, managing the process of engagement, disengagement and change management, to minimise the risk to our operations.
Working to strict and often very tight deadlines to meet delivery schedules.
The ideal candidate for this role will have -
The successful applicant must have experience of reading and interpreting technical drawings and have an understanding of manufacturing processes.
Good knowledge of the manufacturing industry related to one off production of parts in stainless steel, aluminium and carbon steel.
Good understanding of inspection and test methods related to machined and welded components
Ability to work cooperatively with engineers and suppliers to obtain parts on time within budget.
Demonstrate ability to organise, plan and monitor procurement activities.
Working knowledge of using MRP/ERP systems and experience of Excel is a must.
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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