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- Global Manufacturing Organisation
- Purchasing experinece - Far East
About Our Client
Global Manufacturing Organisation
As the Senior Buyer for this Manufacturing and production organisation you will be responsible for all commercial dealings with suppliers - Far East.
- Evaluation and selection of suppliers based upon quality, delivery & cost.
- Negotiation of pricing and terms with suppliers.
- Management reporting -PPV, cost down activity.
- Project Management of transfer projects and cost down initiatives.
- Management of NPI across Multiple sites.
- Responsible for budgeting and analysis of financial forecasts based upon given targets.
- Stock control and inventory management
- Excellent Communication skills, written and verbal.
- Working on own initiative to improve supplier relationships and identify best value for money practices.
- Lead cost reduction programs for defined category spend.
- Develop current and future new product strategies with engineering to optimise costs.
- This role will involve travelling within the UK and may include some international travel.
- Challenge and improve the ways things are currently done utilising problem solving tools and techniques.
- Sign off price adjustments, MOQ'S and lead times.
The Successful Applicant
The Successful Senior Buyer based in W. Yorkshire will be able to demonstrate:
- A min five years procurement experience within a manufacturing environment, demonstrating team leadership skills
- Successfully delivered tangible cost down projects.
- Financially strong and confident in excel & other financial management tools.
- Experience of working in cross-functional projects.
- Excellent negotiation skills, internal and external.
- Ability to build good working relationships quickly.
- Strong analytical skills.
- Able to think strategically and develop creative and innovative improvement ideas.
- Team worker.
- Good understanding of Lean techniques and modern supply chain thinking.
- Good understanding of MS Office, particularly Excel.
- Globally Mobile
- Working knowledge of MRP systems.
- Interested or currently studying towards MCIPs.
What's on Offer
Up to £40,000