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  • Job reference: RMS0181630

Senior buyer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Home Based
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/06/2017
  • Duration: 1 month
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/07/17)

The Role:
* Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
* Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
* Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
* Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
* Support MRP, goods receipt, commercial invoicing, shipping documentation, and quality inspection
* Using SAP, purchase materials, equipment, and services to support engineering development and manufacturing

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Working daily with computer software, i.e. Excel, word, Power Point, SAP, Outlook e-mail, to effectively facilitate procurement and other operational processes
* Minimum 7 years of experience in purchasing on variety of mechanical, electrical, and other industrial commodities and complex mechanical assemblies
* Experience with SAP or other ERP or MRP purchasing systems experience.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects, with various teams including engineers and supply chain personnel.
* Strong negotiation skills.

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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