My client is looking for a senior buyer to join an established team. The successful candidate will manage and develop the existing Far East supply chain. Run and support Kaizen and continuous improvement projects with key suppliers reducing time from idea to execution for cost saving activities. Negotiating long term agreements with supply chain to ensure continuity of supply of high quality products in a growing environment. Monitoring of vendor performance and implementation of supplier development activities to improve performance. Monitor market trends and market suppliers. Write and update departmental procedures for procurement goods and services and train the team against them. Provide strategic leadership on supplier assessment of new vendors. Interrogation and data analysis from MRP/ERP system and deliver monthly reports to senior management.
- Purchasing. Procurement