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My client have an exciting opportunity to work for them on a permanant basis as a buyer.
The role of buyer will be to Source direct and indirect materials for the Portsmouth site through effective negotiation and planning to meet production demands whilst optimising stock levels.
Location - Portsmouth
Salary - £30 - 34k plus competative benefits
Roles and responsibilties of the role would be -
Interact closely with production planning to place orders to arrive on time in full.
Stock management - control order quantity, price and continuously control stock value in line with company KPI's
In line with the company KPI's, monitor performance of suppliers regarding fulfilment of on time deliveries (OTD), zero defect deliveries (ZDD) and price level.
Responsible for commercial non-conformities claim discussion with the supplier base whenever an issue is caused by supplier regarding quality or on time deliveries. (1st evaluation of root cause is done by Quality together with necessary internal interfaces in Portsmouth.)
To have a proactive approach - highlight areas of concern and identify opportunities by improving demand forecasting, ordering process, order quantity levels, stock level management, consignment stock management and cost reduction opportunities.
To support the Purchasing Director/Sales team by collecting information for Tenders when requested. Have capability to develop product specifications and describing functional, process and quality expectations to secure right quality of supply
Have capability to develop and manage framework agreements
The ideal candidate for the role will have -
Minimum 2 years Purchasing experience with a similar manufacturing company
Technically competent with the ability to negotiate with global suppliers
Well versed with continuous improvement techniques to secure best quality/ price offering
Fluent in English
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.
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