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  • Job reference: RMS0207541

Buyer - Leeds Morely

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/03/2019
  • Duration: 12 weeks +
  • Time left:
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    (17/04/19)
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The Role:
** looking for someone available asap ** potential temp to perm opportunity **

The main role outline is to purchase materials according to required technical specification, price, delivery schedule and terms. Ensure purchasing activities align with corporate purchasing policies and procedures.

Main Accountabilities

1. Supplier identification - Identifies new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category team. Qualifies new suppliers in cooperation with Supplier Quality and Engineering specialists.
2. Negotiations - Negotiates agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renews price lists, terms and conditions.
3. Contracts - Adapts corporate contractual framework to the local business needs. Recommends frame agreements to management, and executes upon approval.
4. Bid analysis - Analyses and evaluates bids in order to determine the optimal value.
5. Sales support - Supports bid and proposal teams by providing relevant market information.
6. Goods received - Tracks goods received to verify appropriate delivery and ensure invoice processing.
7. Supplier performance - Oversees supplier performance (on time delivery, quality, lead time), and resolves performance issues.
8. Orders - Initiates purchase orders (PO) in the system, according to the Purchase Requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures, and confirms delivery with suppliers, monitors and tracks supplier performance to purchase order requirements.
9. Customer alignment - Aligns supplier orders with customer requirements (based on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)/project requirements) in terms of content, quality, delivery, sustainability and price.
10. Process alignment - Conducts all Procurement & Logistics activities for all goods and services in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensures Pro-Supply global supplier relationship management platform is kept updated as defined in Pro-Supply procedure.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of 5 year's experience working within a manufacturing purchasing role
Working knowledge of Lean manufacturing, especially Kan Ban
Experience of sourcing in India and China
Experience of working within cross functional teams
Experience of working within target driven environments
Ability to work to strict time lines
Strong business ethics

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Working towards CIPS

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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