Buyer - Engineering

Merthyr Tydfil
08 Nov 2017
06 Dec 2017
Nicholas Watson
Clearance Level
Job Type

Buyer - Engineering
£excellent salary + Bonus

Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales

On offer is the chance to further your career within a genuine market leading company that houses some of the most interesting engineering projects in the country. You may be looking for a step up in responsibilities, or you may be looking to step sideways into a company that employs over 10,000 people worldwide; either way, this company can offer great career prospects and the opportunity to work within a great environment.
High-end technology, market leading business, great salary and benefits in South Wales

Purpose of Position

The Buyer will be responsible for working within the Supply Chain team to manage the end to end supply of materials to ensure the best price and delivery schedule to support the programme. The buyer will need a level of technical knowledge to liaise with Engineering suppliers to achieve the best sourcing solutions to meet business needs.

* Place PO's with suppliers using Oracle, ensuring budget forecast visibility and invoice compliance
* Expedite supply of materials and manage supplier order books
* Prioritise delivery of materials with suppliers to ensure sufficient supply is available to meet programme schedules
* Ensure the systems are fully populated to allow purchasing of materials to be managed via MRP
* Manage suppliers' performance ensuring metrics are maintained and corrective actions are carried out
* Develop relationships with the suppliers over the long term

* Experience in dealing with raw material and component suppliers
* Experience in placing and managing purchase orders
* Experience in working with an MRP system to manage procurement and inventory (Oracle)
* Negotiation and cost management experience
* Experience in supplier management
* Can read and interpret Engineering Drawings

* Experience of working with Oracle 11 i
* Experience of military connectors and cable harnesses and/or metalwork
* Experience of low volume / high value items

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your skills.
If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with you up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to nicholas(dot)watson(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk

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