Up to £42,000
12 month Fixed Term Contract
We are looking to recruit a Technical Buyer for a leading international engineering company based in Melksham. The successful candidate will be tasked with leading the Strategic and Technical Buying for the HVAC Service Centre.
Purchasing of new and existing parts for the commodity.
Release of first article purchase orders from approved suppliers.
Implement MLK based PU processes and governance at the location
Negotiation of frame and delivery contracts, price negotiation of specific products and suppliers (if necessary together with Group Commodity Management)
Knowledge and understanding of contract related legal and commercial subjects.
Responsibility for ensuring all commercial documents are in situ to allow Purchase Orders to be placed against a supplier.
Install relevant Group KPI’s to monitor PU performance and develop suppliers as necessary to improve performance and agility.
Supplier management (introduction, consolidation, supplier development, supplier exit, …)
Functional lead of material planners, and the substitute for Material Planners during periods of absence.
Act as a route of escalation for procurement issues
Work with MRP Planner to resolve all Sales/Tender Enquiries (RFQ/RFI/RFP)
Implement Cost Control initiatives
Ad hoc duties as necessary
Essential: Experience as a Buyer in an Engineering or Manufacturing based company for a minimum of 3 years
Preferred: Experience working in a safety critical and quality environment.
Experience of Factory Master, SAP or Similar
MS Office Experience including, Excel at an Intermediate Level.
Ability to read engineering drawings
Flexibility to travel