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RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Chemicals, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Technology & Electronics
Salary£30,000 to £34,000 per annum
LocationsDorset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted28 July 2017

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A Dorset based manufacturer require a Buyer with electro-mechanical or modular assembly procurement experience. Applicants need both a commercial and technical competency, and ideally have experience of a global supply chain, and insourcing/outsouring.

A strategic procurement role, the Buyer will; work closely with the Purchasing Manager to determine global sourcing strategy in regards to electro-mechanical assemblies. The Buyer will also engage with local, technical and commercial stakeholders to support project focused procurement and also mitigate supply chain risk.

Specific duties of the Buyer include:

1. Tactical and Strategic ownership of electro-mechanical suppliers and sourcing strategies
2. Supplier bench marking, selection, auditing and assessment activities
3. Negotiation of LT supply agreements with suppliers, and management thereafter
4. Driving improved supply chain performance
5. De-constructing BOMs to establish cost of individual parts and components
6. Contribute to overall group procurement strategy and the achievement of savings targets
7. Represent procurement department during NPI process
8. Procurement & Supply Chain governance activities
9. Support CI, and process improvement within the department

Buyer - Electromechanical applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Procurement experience within an engineering or manufacturing business
2. Experience sourcing electro-mechanical, or modular assemblies
3. Global Supply Chain exposure
4. The ability to conduct piece part analysis, and establish component costs
5. Strong negotiation and vendor management skills

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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