Contracts Buyer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
10/2015
Duration:
3 months +
From:
Progressive Recruitment
Place:
Gloucester
Date:
10/03/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
993654

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Skills:-

Accuracy

Analytical

Communication both verbal and written.

Reporting skills eg. Spread sheets.

Negotiating skills.

Problem solving.

General appreciation of subcontract/manufacturing business.

Technical understanding, eg. Comparing of specifications of materials, preferably Electrical/Engineering bias.

Key activities:-

Accurate placement of purchase orders from a system generated MRP report.

To Investigate and negotiate with potential and existing suppliers in order to rationalize the supplier base and where it is economically prudent and possible to do so.

In conjunction with Customers, Engineering and QA, develop approval for alternative products, particularly when such alternatives will yield cost efficiencies.

Ensuring that all data relating to the purchase and stocking of materials is kept in an up-to-date manner that is available for the relevant personnel to view.

Provide reports as 'necessary' and appropriate - on value orders, savings, stock etc.

Understand purchasing processes and offer methods of improving both effectiveness and efficiency.