As an critical part of their procurement team, the candidate will be responsible for securing the supply of low volume Bespoke components and selecting suitable suppliers in line with agreed cost, quality and time targets. This entails negotiating and agreeing prices and terms with suppliers in order to achieve the best possible invest/unit costs while taking account of design, volume and timing constraints.
Location - Chichester
Salary - Competative
The roles and responsibilties of the buyer will be -
Responsible for securing the supply of low volume components
Selecting suitable suppliers in line with agreed cost, quality and time targets.
Negotiating and agreeing prices and terms with suppliers in order to achieve the best possible unit costs
Project management ensuring all parts are supplied to the required quality standard
Resolving supplier problems and ensure a continued successful business relationship with all parties involved
A degree (or equivalent) and ideally a CIPS qualification;
Experience of production component purchasing within an automotive environment or equivalent manufacturing environment;
Experience in managing professional supplier selection processes;
Experience of handling commercial negotiations with external suppliers;
Experience of project management and an understanding of new product development processes;
Good problem solving ability required to overcome problems arising from specific cost, quality, time and logistics issues;
Good interpersonal skills with an ability to influence key stakeholders.
Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.
- Experience with a manufacturing capacity preferably low volume or bespoke items.