Job Title : Buyer
Work Location : Wolverhampton
Duration: 12 months
Pay rate: £16-£18p/h PAYE or £22.96 Umbrella
Job Description Summary :
Typical Roles/Area of Focus:
*Manage portfolio of suppliers and build effective relationships to achieve OTD performance
*Develop and execute Value Stream Procurement strategy with direction driven from Procurement Manager
*Alignment with commodity managers, supplier development and value stream to ensure business measures are achieved
*Work with suppliers and facilitate improvement in Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD) performance by driving the implementation of supplier generated improvement plans.
*Purchase Order, Purchase Order Schedule and Purchase Price Variance management
*Support Commodity Management Request for Quotation (RFQ) and supplier selection process
*Negotiate with and manage cost for tactical suppliers in support of Commodity strategy and business financial performance and cost reduction targets
*Timely resolve and mange supplier payment and invoice issues
*Facilitate stakeholder reviews and action outcomes supporting change management and transfer programmes
*Work with New Product Introduction (NPI) teams and engineering to ensure that new requirements and amendments are quickly identified and that supply solutions are in place to meet project timescales.
*BOM configuration and control
*MRP management, setting up and controlling the MRP in line with program and business requirements
*Work proactively to mitigate or minimise supply chain risks.
*Investigate alternate sources of supply and bench mark current supply chain.
*Supplier Production Rate Readiness (PRR) and Capacity assessment
Level of Responsibility:
*Understanding of business processes with a high degree of commercial acumen.
*Ability to communicate effectively internally and externally.
*Action focused, driven to deliver concrete and sustainable results.
*Candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record of delivering KPI improvement in an aerospace environment, working either independently or as part of a multifunctional team
*Engineering knowledge/exposure is advantageous
*3 years procurement experience in Aerospace / Automotive or Electrical industries
*Experience of utilizing lean CI techniques
Basic Qualifications/Typical Educational Requirements:
*CIPs qualification and 2:1 or greater degree classification in business or engineering
All Employees Shall:
*Comply with the EH&S Policy and applicable regulatory and company EH&S rules and requirements
*Report to supervision conditions or practices that are either unsafe or that may adversely impact the environment, to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards
*Attend scheduled EH&S training program
*Actively support the organization's efforts to meet or exceed EH&S goals and plans
*Recommend improved EH&S practices
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