Buyer – Full Time – Tredegar

  • Permanent
  • Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Gwent
  • Salary: £30000 - £36000/annum £ Dep on exp+ Benefits

Automotive/Aerospace

Buyer £ Dep on experience
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join a leading International Manufacturer
Purchase Raw Materials at competitive market prices and negotiate with suppliers’ best possible pricing & payment options.. Automotive industry experience would be great
* Manage Contracts with Suppliers to outline and detail pricing of raw materials and any negotiations in currency contracts.
* Monitor monthly raw material & currency exchange applicable to products procured.
* Supplier Liaison, selection, development and performance monitoring and continual review of Cost reduction initiatives with supplier.
* Negotiate International Freight Contracts with Freight Forwarders and understand import duties on components to ensure best duty rate for each procured item and understand import procedures for goods imported from Global locations.
* The Senior Buyer will ensure. MRP/ERP system is continually updated with costing information and MRP/ERP Purchasing systems are updated with correct information applicable to each supplier.
* Introduce, maintain and develop full supply chain systems and work with Suppliers and Internal IT department to ensure latest EDI systems are developed with suppliers.
* Implement & develop new suppliers and ensure Purchasing Systems are in line with the Company’s requirements.
* Purchase Raw Materials at competitive market prices through and negotiate with suppliers’ best possible pricing & payment options.
* Manage Contracts with Suppliers to outline and detail pricing of raw materials and any negotiations in currency contracts.
* Supplier Liaison, selection, development and performance monitoring and continual review of Cost reduction initiatives with supplier,
* Introduce, maintain and develop full supply chain systems.
* Work with Suppliers and Internal IT department to ensure latest EDI systems are developed with suppliers, Implement & develop new suppliers and source new products. Identify alternative suppliers and co-ordinate supplier transfer.
* Maintain & improve supplier Vendor Performance, by monitoring monthly & tying in with the Quality department to work on improving suppliers with poor performance.
* You will monitor Freight costs against agreed yearly % standard.
* Implement, control and monitor supplier Material Price Variance.
* Liaise with Material Planning team to ensure delivery requirements are in line with Inventory targets.
* Working with NPI Co-ordinator to ensure the timely delivery and approval of new products.
* Work with Suppliers to project manager new parts introduction from prototype tto ISIR to production delivery and the Quality Team to organise Quality improvements with suppliers who have quality issues.
* Work with Engineering to get timely quotations for “Request for Purchase Information” tasks.
* Ensure any Purchase contract/ procured parts, recognises the impact of various legislation and 14001 requirements.
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Ideally CIPS qualified
At least 3-5 years plus previous experience in the role of buyer/procurement, will suit a Buyer or Senior Buyer
General purchasing experience ideally within the manufacturing/automotive industry
Must have – ability to acquire sufficient technical knowledge to ensure adequate product specification, quality control and supplier capability
Travel to work from Abergavenny, Merthyr, Cwmbran, Tredegar, Pontypool, Brecon, Newbridge, Newport
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Salary: £30000 – £36000/annum £ Dep on exp+ Benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

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