Career driven buyer for Global Manufacturing company
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain - Brighton

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Organisation Description

I am currently recruiting for a global company based near Brighton for a Buyer. The company employees over 8000 people globally and are looking for an experience d buyer to join their team near Brighton
They are looking for a dynamic buyer who has experience at looking at system and ways of working and seeing if they can be improved.
Good Excel skills are also essential

Job Description

The role is to maintains security of supply and achieving its savings and inventory targets in the purchasing of components from their global supplier base, assuring commercial responsibility by managing the supplier performance and information through the MRP system to initiate implement and track cost savings.
Maintain current quotes and contracts
Supplier appraisals and performance reviews
identify cost savings in line with factory sourcing targets
Provide cost analysis including benchmarking data for suppliers
Issuing RFQ and or RFI to approved suppliers
Order, track, expedite preproduction quantities
Deal with purchase prices variance reporting
Support the planing function in achieving inventory targets through minimum order quantity reductions, lead times reduction and supplier selection

Person Specification

Strong negotiation skills
Able to identify critical issues and prioritize workload
Experience within a sourcing environment within manufacturing and able to understand technical drawings
Knowledge and experience of MRP / ERP systems
Good Excel skills
Able to analyse and interpret data
Ideally working towards CIPS

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