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Date Added: Mon 01/05/2023


Coventry, CV1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35000 - £45000/annum company benefits

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Mon - Thurs: 7.30am - 4.30pm & Fri: 7.30am - 12.30pm (flexible) 
Pension, 25 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays, Incentives
My client is a well-established engineering business who have built up a brilliant reputation of designing and manufacturing high quality steering systems.  The role would involve purchasing a variety of raw of materials and components to ensure timely production and continuous availability. Making sure that the parts meet the cost and quality requirements, as well as ensuring that the procurement process is documented correctly.
The buyer will be tasked with ensuring that all supplier contracts/orders meet the standards of the Company's policies and procedures, along with achieving and maintaining customer satisfaction.
Job Description

Ensure all supplier contracts meet the standards of the company's policies and procedures
Apply the MRP / ERP system and work to the demand and throughput requirements achieving and maintaining customer satisfaction for your allocated parts
Make sure that cost down targets are met within the supplier base in line with objectives
Obtain supplier quotations and in-depth cost analysis to support resource or sales activities
Ensure effective interfacing with all areas, particularly Production Planning and Estimating
Develop and maintain professional working relationships with suppliers in line with their strategic importance to the company
Negotiate contracts, contract modifications and service level agreements with key suppliers and ensure timely communications as required
Adhere to and work within the contract conditions and be fully aware of the increasing need for commercial awareness
Arrange and secure support from within the company to meet the customers' requirements
Develop, manage, and provide concise status reports and KPIs monthly
Provide Purchasing support for special projects as required
Keep on top of the Monitor the financial relationship with key suppliers
Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the Company's quality and environmental standards 
Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications

Will have previous purchasing experience working in a engineering/ manufacturing environment
Knowledge of SQA's is essential 
Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications

Hold a BTEC HNC/HND or degree in relevant discipline
Will hold a CIPS qualification or equivalent experience
Knowledge of Incoterms and Global Logistics is desired
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