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  • Job reference: RMS0220086

Senior Buyer - Supplier relationship management

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/12/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (14/01/20)
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The Role:
Are you a Senior Buyer looking for a new role? Do you have experience of managing all aspects of a group of commodities and ensuring all suppliers are secured at the best possible price?

If so, then a role working for a company in the defence industry could well be worth applying for and considering.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

- Develop KPIs to monitor and drive performance across the whole supply chain
- You will build key relationships with suppliers and be the point of contact for them
- You will be entirely responsible for developing and maintaining long term relationships with key vendors
- Working alongside the quality team, you will review and assess manufacturing processes inside the supply chain
- Provide technical assistance and guidance to the supply chain

The Company:
Our client are a bespoke supplier of equipment to the defence and aerospace industry. They are well known in the industry for being among the top suppliers in the MOD and have a rich heritage in the marketplace.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Previous industry experience of purchasing at a senior level in a business
- The ability to pass full UK security clearance
- Knowledge of MRP systems, Kanban and other engineering functions
- Willingness to travel both across the UK and Europe to complete business needs
- it is essential that you are passionate about procurement and that you can show evidence of where you have helped to deliver change effectively

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- CIPs membership or studying for a CIPs membership is highly desirable

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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