Senior Buyer

Posted 4 September by REED Procurement & Supply Chain
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Reed Procurement & Supply Chain are happy to represent one of the largest manufactures in the Harlow area. 

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

To support the company operations, with its emphasis on lean & continuous
improvement, with supplies of materials and services as demanded by the systems
and processes.

To negotiate blanket supply agreements to allow the cells to call-off material as required.

To assist in resolving late or potential late deliveries of components to meet demand.

To negotiate cost reductions of material and services to obtain the best total delivered
costs and to meet the annual departmental cost down targets.

To assist in maintaining a supply base that provides the optimum service in quality,
price, delivery and management, within the total targeted numbers.

To be continually striving to extend the payment terms of existing and new suppliers
to meet the company goals of “total days payable”.

The ability to travel to suppliers based in Europe and Asia and build on relationships. To identify new suppliers for both brokered products and components.

An understanding of electronic devices and procurement of components.

To assist, when required, to provide a service to our R&D department for quotations and sourcing of new components, and to progress from request to receipt.

General Responsibilities:

Maintain and update cost savings data for monthly submission.

Maintain approved suppliers listing including payment terms and annual spend.

To represent the Purchasing Department on any Cross Functional Team to which they may be assigned by the European Purchasing Director.

Carry-out to completion any reasonable task or project as defined by the European Purchasing Director.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 36027639

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