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Buyer / Technical Buyer

ReferenceEMP398234_595387
RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing
Salary£25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Town/CityMerthyr Tydfil
LocationsSouth West Wales, Southern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted24 August 2017

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A global technology and production engineering business seek an experienced procurement professional to join their large procurement division as a Technical Buyer on a permanent basis.

As Technical Buyer this role will be responsible for the end to end supply and control of materials to ensure the best price and delivery schedule to support the a key production programme. The Buyer will need a level of technical knowledge to liaise with Engineering / Electronic suppliers to achieve the best sourcing solutions to meet business needs.

Role - Buyer / Technical Buyer
Type - Permanent
Salary - £25000 - £32000 + benefits
Location - Merthyr Tydfil

Responsibilities of the Buyer / Technical Buyer:

• Place PO’s with suppliers using Oracle, ensuring budget forecast visibility and invoice compliance
• Expedite supply of materials and manage supplier order books
• Prioritise delivery of materials with suppliers to ensure sufficient supply is available to meet programme schedules
• Ensure the systems are fully populated to allow purchasing of materials to be managed via MRP
• Manage suppliers’ performance ensuring metrics are maintained and corrective actions are carried out
• Develop relationships with the suppliers over the long term
• Formulate requests for quotes for suppliers and negotiate price and lead-times with suppliers
• Prepare costings for bid and budget forecast work and maintain databases for pricing look up, and ensure material cost transfers are completed on time
• Ensure full documentation is completed on time to schedules provided by senior management
• Where applicable audit owned-stock holdings at sub-contractors and suppliers
• Liaise with the Stores, QA, Engineering, Finance, ID & C and programme teams

Education/Experience

ESSENTIAL:
• Experience in a buyer / senior buyer capacity dealing with engineering raw material and component suppliers
• Experience in placing and managing purchase orders
• Experience in working with an MRP system to manage procurement and inventory
• Negotiation and cost management experience
• Experience in supplier management
• Can read and interpret Engineering Drawings
• Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
• Ability to prioritise work to meet deadline and confident to find their own solutions to close out problems

DESIRABLE
• Experience of military connectors and cable harnesses and/or metalwork
• Experience of low volume / high value items

To apply for this Buyer / Senior Buyer / Technical Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
To apply for this Buyer / Senior Buyer / Technical Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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