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  • Job reference: RMS0195784


  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/06/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Buyer to work at their site based in Stonehouse. Gloucester (candidates must be able to travel to Germany)

The position will include:-
Dealing with Supplier Identification - Understanding the scope of supply for each supplier and the demand requirements for each component

Cross-checking supplier qualification status in ProSupply and taking any action to close gaps
Identifying suppliers of parts that are critical to quality and working with QA to ensure quality requirements are covered

Onboarding new suppliers to UK
Confirming existing ToP can transfer (or negotiating and agreeing new)
Confirming existing Incoterms can transfer (or negotiating and agreeing new)
Ensuring current prices are retained (or negotiating and agreeing new)

Initiates purchase orders (PO) in the system, according to the Purchase Requisitions and in alignment with the project requirements and standard operating procedures. Confirming delivery with suppliers.
Supplier Performance Evaluation
Monitoring initial supplier performance, OTD, Quality, Invoicing
Addressing any issues that arise e.g. performance, replenishment settings, invoice query resolution,..

Process alignment
Conducts all Supply Chain 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 ProSupply procedure.

Other Supply Chain duties within the skillset that may release resource elsewhere in the department to the benefit of the Project

Suppliers not speaking English

The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in Supply Chain
Good knowledge in contract and risk management
Good skills in customer & supplier relations

Core competence of the Buyer
Supplier/customer relationship management
Commercial contract management
Organised, logical, computer literate and excellent telephone skills

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