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Mechanical Senior Buyer

Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Manufacturing
Salary£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsBuckinghamshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted15 May 2018

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Mechanical & Moulding - Senior Buyer

Your new company
Your next company are a Global technology company who pride themselves on being able to provide solutions for challenging situations. This ranges from Defence to Aerospace.

Your new role
You new role will require your to Create, Develop and implement sourcing strategies for the Mechanical and Mouldings commodities. Lead category business Supply Chain Transformation goals in vendor reduction, monitoring and optimization process and cost saving opportunities. Ensure the effective procurement of materials, components, major work packages and services within the category for Business Units & for any related new products. This will include working with relevant internal stakeholders and suppliers to drive procurement operational excellence.

Daily duties will require you to:
  • Manage the end-to-end supply chain relationships with a specified group of vendors to ensure the best possible quality, cost, delivery and overall supplier reliability for the Business Unit.
  • Manage associated sourcing and tendering processes in accordance with project or production deliverables.
  • Review material demand requirements to ensure component deliveries are scheduled in line with production requirements; reviewing, negotiating and issuing purchase orders and making necessary changes to requirements, schedule and price.
  • Analyse and process supplier notifications for the category.
  • Early engagement with relevant stakeholders to review and challenge engineering specifications with the purpose of developing appropriate procurement strategies to support the business needs.
  • Lead supplier negotiations within the category to ensure appropriate and cost effective solutions are achieved.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for interview you will have the following:
  • 5 years previous experience as a buyer within a manufacturing company is an advantage.
  • A degree in business, operations, supply chain, or related field.
  • Experiencing of influencing and/or negotiating.
  • Experience of supplier relationship management.
  • Technical knowledge of the Mechanical commodity.
  • Ability to work to financial and time-sensitive constraints.
  • CIPS certification is desirable.

What you need to do now
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