Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Based in Croydon

£40,000 - £45,000

A market leading electro-mechanical engineering, manufacturing business operating in highly regulated markets are seeking a Senior Buyer.

The company - Senior Buyer - Croydon

My client manufactures and specialises in electro-mechanical engineering, they work in many sectors such as Nuclear, Defence, and Oil and Gas. They supply to all around the world and have innovative products that has built them a highly reputable brand identity.

The role - Senior Buyer - Croydon

  • Interface with suppliers to achieve targets and objectives
  • Review data to make decisions on items to put on Kanban , setting up internal systems to deal with the demand trigger
  • Proactively negotiating with suppliers to ensure the price and delivery is met
  • Meeting targets for items on Kanban , price and delivery
  • Making decisions on alternative supply of materials , if required
  • Understand the requirement for the approval and purchase of fully traceable materials
  • Keeping cost down by managing the product purchasing in an efficient way
  • Visiting suppliers to assess capabilities , both current and prospective alternatives
  • Plan and procure materials from approved suppliers to support achievement of production plan in line with agreed timelines
  • Understand the customer flow down requirements and ensure that these are passed on and understood by the supplier
  • Ensure risk analysis is done for key suppliers and mitigation actions identified where appropriate
  • Supporting the Supply Chain manager with understanding and implementing changes to the Company ERP system
  • Participate in the coordination of engineering changes and new product launches
  • Ensure materials meet the requirements of the drawings by understanding the differences in material grades

Qualifications/skills - Senior Buyer - Croydon

The ideal person will be a Senior Buyer or Purchaser from an engineering/manufacturing or production environment. You'll have a proven track record of multi department projects and will have strong IT skills MRP and other packages.

  • Experienced Buyer/Purchaser
  • CIPS qualified to level 4
  • Experience of leading cost reduction activities
  • Experience in an engineering/manufacturing or production environment.
  • Experience of MRP systems

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