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  • Job reference: RMS0162976

Buyer (Team Leader)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Nottingham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/01/2016
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The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

The Role:
Through an analytical and logical use of traditional MRP and Lean supply chain management methodologies manage and optimise the incoming material supply chain ensuring adequate and timely supplies to fully support production and new product requirements at highest possible service, minimum inventory and minimum cost.

1. Determining the requirements for new/existing lines in conjunction with usage history and overall inventory DOH targets.

2. Provide support to Purchasing function ensuring overall required product quality at minimal acceptable material cost and ensuring that new products are efficiently incorporated into the system.

3. Establish relationships with key suppliers working with them to continuously improve overall supply chain efficiency and costs.

4. Develop suppliers to supplier Pull, Kan Ban delivery systems.

5. Management of excess and obsolete inventory.

6. Manage the internal Production Planning function working closely with Production to maximise customer on time delivery at minimum cost and inventory.

7. Develop and coach the Buyer Planner Team to maximise their performance and ensure ongoing continuous improvement within their function and to implement new processes and procedures.

8. Develop and utilise information systems to improve the KPI,s .

9. Work as an integrated member of the company management team, both within operations and linked to other related functions such as Product Engineering, Commercial functions, ensuring that the supply chain function fully supports our ongoing commercial success and business growth strategy.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Knowledge of MRP/Pull Systems
• Strong supply chain management expertise
• Experienced in the application of lean supply chain methodologies
• Strategic thinking
• Able to deal with relevant detail being “hands-on” when needed
• Ability to act upon incomplete information
• Good motivator
• Interpersonal skills
• Computer literate (AS400, Microsoft Excel Advanced)
• A high standard of communication skills, written and verbal
• Leadership skills

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