A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join our Brighton based client.
Working within a small, hard working Supply Chain team your reponsibilities will include:
* Lead and support the daily management of materials to ensure quality, delivery and cost targets are met, and lead/deliver materials inventory and sourcing initiatives. * Order placement and expediting of Purchase orders on SAP system * 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 * Maintain purchasing support for new product development
This role would suit an ambitious procurement buyer / supply chain buyer looking to work as part of a well known global manufacturing business. You will have proven direct spend experience (electronics/manufacturing industry experience preferred)