Our Client is seeking an enthusiastic and talented Buyer to join their Purchasing team

You will be responsible for developing a high performing, cost effective supply chain capable of supporting the growing needs of the business. The successful applicant will have experience in managing/developing an international supply base, are driven by results and have keen attention to detail

As a member of the Supply Chain team, the role will include:

  • Managing key supplier accounts
  • Scheduling materials to support customer demand
  • Driving continuous improvement through an international supply base
  • Working with the Senior Buyer to define and implement purchasing strategy
  • Managing obsolete components
You will have the following experience:

  • Contract negotiation
  • Cost reduction/price negotiation
  • Stock ordering/lean inventory management
  • Purchase order processing
  • Ensuring materials are delivered in time to support customer demand
  • Driving continuous improvement through our international supply base
  • Identifying and assessing new sources where applicable to help drive the company's cost reduction and quality improvement targets
  • Supporting new product introduction activity; ensuring that the relevant process controls are implemented to ensure the delivery of a quality product
  • Supply chain development in consideration of the total cost of acquisition
  • Commodity market movement analysis
  • Assessment and management of component obsolescence
Some international travel will be required. This job involves some travelling so the successful applicant will have a full, clean driving licence and their own car. Travel expenses will be paid

Qualifications required:

  • Level 3 CIPs Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply (or working towards this)
Experience and skills:

  • Supply Chain experience within the Electronics/Telecommunications industries
  • Experience of off-shore Contract Manufacturing Management
  • Experience of product development from concept to volume manufacture
  • Credibility to influence at senior level - with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Priority and time management - ability to act decisively under pressure

  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension, dental care and healthcare
  • Support of staff wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Subsidised Hub onsite restaurant
  • Large, free car park onsite and electric car charging points
  • Social events and activities
Please send your CV to julie.ottolangui@prs.uk.com
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