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  • Job reference: RMS0175608

Assistant Buyer - 31748

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/01/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/02/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Assistant Buyer
Work Profile: Providing an Assistant Buyer service to all the within Non-Production Purchasing. This role is intended to support all buyers to ensure efficient performance and task delivery. High Level Categories RFQs SAP SRPS Contract Database Commercial Admin General Admin RFQ.
Issuing RFQs, Issuing Statement Of Work, Sending out RFQs to the Suppliers, Receiving the Proposals sent by Suppliers and Updating the Tender Chart SAP, Converting PRs to POs, Running Various SAP Reports Contract Repository , Contract Repository Administrator, Update the Contract Repository Online Spreadsheet, Upload the Contracts in to The SharePoint SOPS, Sending out Suppliers On-going Performance Surveys.
Receiving The replies and entering them in to the Survey Records Chart Commercial Admin, Updating Rate Cards Dol Vol Reports + Pivot Table, SRM Requests for Red Score & Risk Assessment Weekly Update of Team meeting agenda, Updating Managers Tool Set with all the Savings Updates from the Buyers, Updating Tender/Holiday Chart for Buyers, Log Savings for the Buyers Updating the `ACC payable clearing house tracker overdue invoices¿¿ Admin In conjunction with the NPP General Admin team, I can assist with the following: Creating PowerPoint Presentations When needed, Book Meetings, Book Visitors to Sites ¿ Printing and Scanning Documents, Sending and Receiving Mail, Supporting both teams with any other admin enquiries NPP Audit assistance receive, prepare, set up meeting

Skills Required:
1. Great English written and spoken communication skills.
2. Be very good at Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. It is also preferred if they have knowledge of SAP but it's not a requirement as I can train them for SAP.
3. Someone more local is more preferred as we have 2 people now that travel from 50 miles away and they sometimes face difficulties travelling to work.

Skills Preferred:
The person needs to have experience of working in an office and using an ERP system is highly desirable. No special skills required, and whilst working in purchasing is desirable, this is not essential. MS office understanding is essential.

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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