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Buyer (Surrey)

ReferenceEMP391360_814193
RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CityWeybridge
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted26 May 2017

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My client are specialist manufacturing company who due to expansion are looking for a buyer to join their procurement division in Weybridge.

The role of the buyer will be to support the materials requirements of my clients programmes and facilities management team. Assessment of technical and commercial requirements, supplier sourcing, competitive tendering, and purchase order management to ensure on-time supply within budget.

The roles and responsibilities of the buyer will be however won't be limited to -

Direct & Indirect procurement
Planning of materials requirements to ensure timely deliveries and efficient materials control.
Competitive bidding, negotiation and quotation analysis, compliant with company policy and procedures.
Supplier evaluation, selection and development.
Daily expediting of material to satisfy production schedules and implementation of appropriate recovery plans. Shortage reporting and resolution.
Purchase order management ensuring accurate system data and an effective purchase-to-pay process
Cost estimating in support of bid teams.
Delivery and reporting of cost-savings in support of company objectives.
Comply with Company policies and procedures including, but not limited to, ISO9001, ISO14001.

The ideal candidate for this role will have -

Diploma / Degree qualified preferred or equivalent practical experience.
CIPS preferred or currently studying for CIPS.
Proven experience within automotive / manufacturing / defence or aerospace industries.
An excellent understanding of technical drawings, design intent and manufacturing processes.
Experience of indirect procurement
Project management skills, able to plan and deliver to tight deadlines.
Proficient use of MS applications with good understanding of MRP and other planning systems (SAP preferred).
Skilled in negotiation.
Excellent organisational skills and capable of managing own time.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Full driving licence.


This role will suit a buyer, senior buyer or a purchasing manager.






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

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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