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ReferenceEMP397286_208847
RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CityWeybridge
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 September 2017

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My client are an expanding technical manufacturing company who are looking for a buyer to join their procurement division at their office in Weybridge.

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

The role of the buyer will responsible for -

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.
Procurement support to the facilities management team.
Delivery and reporting of cost-savings in support of company objectives.
Occasional support for Import Export function.

The ideal candidate for the role of buyer will have -

Diploma / Degree qualified preferred or equivalent practical experience.
CIPS preferred or currently studying for CIPS.
Proven experience within automotive / manufacturing 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




To apply for this 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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Tel: 0843 208 1255
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