Buyer | To £30k | North Yorkshire

You join a North Yorkshire manufacturing plan, working across all aspects of the purchasing function with a focus on project work and factored product. You will drive project specific procurement and supply chain management activities, including supplier appraisals and selection, contract management and supplier performance management.

Your new role

  • Working closely with the Engineering, Project Manager and Manufacturing Manager on generator projects, to liaise with key suppliers.
  • Managing the RFQ process for new requirements.
  • Establishing strategic alliances with key suppliers to improve overall supply chain performance.
  • Managing suppliers project performance.
  • Supporting supplier selection.
  • When required leading mitigation activities.
  • Generating, negotiating, and implementing purchase order and contracts with key suppliers.
  • Forecast cash flow to support payment terms negotiations and project deliverables.
  • Prepare/Present forecast on future buys for Factored product.
  • Order and track deliveries.
  • Negotiate volume/project-based discounts.
  • Lead monthly supplier meetings.
  • Supporting the UPS manufacturing facility, covering an element of electrical component procurement, as part of the wider team of buyers.
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as directed by the Purchasing Manager or other officer of the company.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Prior manufacturing buying/procurement experience.
  • CIPS or other relevant purchasing qualifications are desirable but not essential.
  • Must have experience with negotiation.
  • Confident bringing on new suppliers. Working on new product development projects.
  • Must be confident with strategic/project purchasing (buying for production, project buying and strategic purchasing/framework agreements)

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