Buyer required for Cwmbran based manufacturer

This market leading manufacturer are seeking a talented Buyer to join their strategic purchasing department,. The suitable candidate will boast best practice procurement experience in a similar environment, and will be responsible for issuing RFI/RFP, working with suppliers to achieve cost reduction and raising PO against MRP demand. The main job responsibilities are outlined below:

  • Using MRP data to raise necessary PO, and work with a predetermined number of suppliers to ensure that materials ordered are delivered on time in full, and to the correct quality standards
  • To develop partnerships and relationships through meetings with suppliers.
  • To manage procurement projects such as industrialisation of new products that include but not limited to composite, metallic and electric components
  • To actively engage within the appropriate commodity strategy
  • Ensure OTIF from supply base meets the MRP requirements.
  • Ensure all KPI's are reported and updated in accordance with requirements
  • Ensure Product Quality is in line with drawing specification.
  • Maintain metrics of supplier performance including SOTD and SNCR
  • To ensure Program/Business Sectors are supported and managed to effectively satisfy all requirements.
  • To ensure that the service provided by suppliers meets required levels.
  • To ensure communication to Suppliers is of a consistently high standard to support communication throughout the business.
  • To provide Management Metrics to allow for accurate and easy monitoring of progress.
  • To resolve discrepancy and invoice queries in line with own and team KPI.
  • To manage open rework orders within the supply chain, ensuring that they are completed in a timely manner with own and team KPI.
  • Constantly monitor and reduce the Open Order Book arrears with own and team KPI.
  • Experience of MRP tools and methods.
  • Identify improvements to drive agreed team's KPI's.

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