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Technical Buyer

Job Title: Technical Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £35 - £38 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-02
Reference: 19700Log
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email: wayne.pavitt@entechts.com
Job Published: March 13, 2018 11:56

Job Description

Do you have a purchasing/buying background in purchasing aftermarket products or component purchasing experience?
Have you purchased mechanical component parts (Castings, Machined parts, gaskets, bearings etc.)?
Do you understand the importance of cost reduction in large & complicated supply chains?
Would you like to work for one of the market leaders in their field?

Our Manchester based client are looking for applications from supply chain specialists who are able to optimize, streamline & improve their aftermarket supplies & parts shipping division.


Prime Requirements of the Role
·Commercial Purchasing Experience as a Buyer of relevant products or Processes ( so Castings, Machining Fabrications, Pipes, Hoses, Gaskets, Bearings, Filters, Engines components eg Turbochargers etc)
·Category Management experience highly relevant.
·Cost Reduction experience through Negotiation / Design is highly desirable and effectively essential
·Education : One or more of Degree, CIPS , Apprentice Trained with HNC , Extensive On the job



JOB PURPOSE:
Manage supply network procurement related activities for Aftermarket to deliver procurement excellence and integration between Energy and Transportation (E & T) and Aftermarket.. Demonstrate leadership in recognising the potential for cost and inventory reductions, and quality improvement; as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.
Provides supply network solutions expertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, and Development Management (QCLDM) to deliver maximum value.

Demonstrate leadership in recognising the potential for cost and inventory reductions, and quality improvement; as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment

Understand the current performance of the supply network, evaluate strategic options, decide a course of action, and begin implementation. The incumbent should ideally have a strong knowledge of complex manufactured products, NPI, Facility, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Category Strategies and be able to implement Cost Reduction Projects

Experience is preferred in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering.
The position requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Qualifications / Experience.
Up to 5 years job-related experience.
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills are required in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, and reaching consensus on specific actions.
This individual normally possesses Category Team or Facility Supply Team experience.
Is experienced in leading teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions. Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skill.
Previous 6 Sigma Greenbelt/Black Belt experience preferred.

We have deliberately kept this description short to encourage application from CI & Continuous improvement professionals, who wish to have a major impact within a manufacturing companies aftermarket products

Rate £35 - £38ph, although the client has indicated they ,may consider applicants outside of this on a case by case basis.

Duration, at least until the end of year, likely to be beyond this


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