|Location||Birmingham, West Midlands||Job Type||Permanent|
|Salary||£25000 - £30000 per annum||Sector||Engineering|
Salary: circa £25,000 - £30,000
My client, a world leader in the design and manufacture of special purpose machinery is currently recruiting for a Buyer to join them on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for the procurement of all standard components and unique manufactured components in line with their design specifications. You will be working in partnership together with current and potential suppliers, to provide a high standard of quality and service to Operations.
*Responsibility for daily purchase order placement, sourcing decisions and securing competitive terms.
*Inventory management and expediting duties to ensure production and sales demands are met.
*Ability to understand technical specifications and drawings.
*Managing portfolio of supplier accounts and monitoring supplier performance against targets.
*Always apply a better practice approach when engaging local and global sourcing opportunities.
*Developing the supplier base through continuous improvement initiatives, using all supply management techniques to include, analysis, negotiation and reporting.
*Develop relationships with internal customers in the business to continually improve the quality of service provided by the department.
*Work together with the Quality Team to uphold quality procedures within its supply chain.
*Conduct supplier related invoice investigations and resolution.
*Attend supplier meetings on a regular basis to develop and maintain supplier collaboration.
*Strategic mind-set in order to consider wider business needs.
*Experience within procurement and supply chain.
*Ideally you will be qualified to degree/HND/HNC/CIPS level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, however this isn't essential.
*Ideally you will have some experience in either SLA'S and contract negotiation or project work.
*Previous ERP/MRP Systems experience.
Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.