Senior Project Buyer

Recruiter
Response Personnel Ltd
Location
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent on experience.
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
22 Jun 2019
Ref
1162605224
Senior Project Buyer Salary up to £35,000 dependent on experience Hours 9am - 5.30pm Our client based in Dunstable is a vibrant, growing business with offices based in South Africa, China and Australia. We are looking for an experienced Senior Project Buyer to take ownership of key outsourced projects and services from receipt of brief and design drawings through to completion and delivery of tangible product to the client. Main Duties: Managing new enquiries and repeat projects including prototyping, selecting suppliers, evaluating total cost of acquisition, negotiation, production/manufacturing and logistics. Planning work throughput, responding to and controlling change to ensure appropriate prioritisation of tasks. Take responsibility of purchasing budgets process ensuring that contracted costs are met and delivered, to work with Supply Chain and suppliers to maintain best price. Ensuring appropriate quality assurance is maintained at all stages of the supply chain. Planning and overseeing on-site supervision of work in progress, where necessary. Present estimates in a clear and concise manner within agreed timescales, highlighting any applicable exclusions and lead time issues. Build & maintain key relationships with internal stake holders & supply chain. Source, evaluate, recommend and develop potential suppliers. Provide advice and intelligence to Designers and Sales staff on the external processes and services we manage, in terms of availability and prevailing commercial influencers. Experience and Qualifications A minimum of 5 years' experience of buying within a similar industry with a good understanding of the relevant manufacturing processes. i.e. metalwork/joinery/plastics. Higher Education qualification in Business and Finance or a Technical discipline as advantage. Direct experience of managing both domestic and over-seas suppliers, particularly Eastern Europe and Asia. Demonstrate a sound understanding of figures and be commercially aware. Able to interpret Technical Drawings and work with suppliers to achieve required specifications. Good working knowledge of a wide range of retail industry materials. Knowledge of Export/Import processes and documentation and all modes of transport would be an advantage. Response Personnel, an independently owned company and experts in recruitment since 1997. Specialists in Permanent, Temporary and Contract recruitment within a number of niche divisions and industries, including: Commercial, IT/Telecoms, Industrial, Construction and Technical sectors. For information on other roles we have available please call 01582 616300 for further details. INDCNC This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86625673

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