A superb opportunity based in Brighton for a Buyer to join our truly global manufacturing client.
As part of the team you will:
. Lead on Order placement and expediting of Purchase orders on SAP system (1 day / week) ·Maintain/improve an efficient flow of materials ensuring quality, delivery and costs targets are met ·Negotiate and maintain contracts including pricing, terms/conditions and buffer stock levels ·Release forecasts and monitor buffer stocks for allocated suppliers ·Improve internal materials processes for progressing, storing and handling of materials ·Ensures supplier delivery performance targets are achieved ·Lead and deliver cost reduction initiatives ·Resolve Supplier quality issues to required targets ·Develop risk mitigation techniques eg credit rating, change of ownership of a vendor to preserve supply. ·Support and assist inventory reduction initiatives to maximize working capital targets ·Support cross-functional projects including kaizen events ·Identify, establish and consolidate the suppliers in the supply chain ·Maintain purchasing support for new product developments
This is a fast paced environment which will suit procurement professionals with good experience sourcing high volume, low value components.
A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer (free parking too)