Job Description

Engineering Buyer
Manufacturing background, Ideally Castings or Machined Components exp.
£30 – £31 FCSA Umbrella (this role is deemed inside IR35)
Some Hybrid Work Available (Min 3 days pw in Stafford Office)

This role would suit an Engineering / NPI Buyer or Purchasing professional & will be based in the Stafford Area with scope for some work from home (Hybrid Model, min 3 days in Office pw)

Are you a buyer / supply chain specialist or purchasing person looking to work with a well known & well respected company?

Do you have manufacturing experience?

Do you have experience of category buying, cost reduction, consolidation of suppliers and similar?
Read on!

We have an opportunity with a local company who are looking to source a person for a long term contract opportunity (initially 6 months, although the project could easily extend beyond)

Essential Skills
* Able to read Engineering Drawings & understand related technical specifications 
* Work on NPI / New Projects, Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes. 
* Previous experience of managing Low Volume, complex, Small Spend Supplier base
Additionally you should be able to cover most of the below bullet point and can demonstrate experience of the opening points of this description we would love to hear from you.

* Manage just-in-time inventory.
* Act as a change driver in terms of current buying practices
* Optimisation of purchasing in terms of cost saving opportunities
* Good working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
* Negotiations on price and supply contracts
* Ability to analyse financial reports, price proposals and other technical data.
* Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
* Analysis of usage data
* Ability to source parts/raw materials to meet production lead times
* Responsible for the purchase of machinery, equipment, parts, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment.
* Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for change
* Ability to evaluate suppliers.
* Approve purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.
* Instruct staff on how to resolve problems related to undelivered goods
* Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.
* Knowledge of supply chain management.
* CIPS Preferred

This is an urgent ongoing role, and the client is looking to schedule interviews immediately, with a view to commencing an opportunity with the next few weeks.
Although not a fully remote role, there will be scope to do some work from home (Hybrid model 3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from home)

Pay rate dependant on experience/pay status

This role is deemed inside IR35

£30 – £31ph. (FCSA Umbrella Company this role is deemed inside IR35) Paye rates also available (£20 – £22.50 PAYE)

Long-term, initially 6 Months, likely to be longer term

Job Overview

Job Title:Buyer
Contract Type:Contractor
Location:Stafford, UK
Salary: £30 - £31
Expiry Date: July 19, 2024
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