Technical Production Buyer

Worcestershire £ 32,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. + Benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013326

An international manufacturer of injection moulded components is seeking a Buyer to join their purchasing department. The successful Buyer will have experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, strong negotiation skills with technical purchasing experience in plastics or electronics.

Commutable from: Worcester, Redditch, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Alcester

Salary: £ 32,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. + Pension + Health Scheme + 25 days holiday + Benefits

The Role

As a Buyer you will;

Develop the commodity strategy in line with Departmental/ Business strategies and company policies. ensure achieving cost down targets.
Work to new project time frames
work efficiently and effectively with internal colleagues and/or suppliers.
Compare and evaluate different suppliers, Developing and issuing RFQ`s
Identify the areas of non-compliance between quotations and drawings/specifications and ensure suppliers meet design change requirements
Manage new purchasing projects from early part approval to delivery of trial parts, full production to final handover
Negotiate with suppliers on terms of contractual agreement and companies` profitability /costs
Build, develop and maintain supplier and potential supplier relationships including visits, to ensure competitive and commercially viable business arrangements
Monitor and assess any. Update various team members regularly and commercial risks in relation to existing suppliers and sub-suppliers

The Person

A Buyer with;

Experience in fast paced Production/Manufacturing environment in a technical industry
Ability to read technical drawings and interpret technical data
Experience in Purchasing Electronics or Plastic Mouldings
Strong commercial acumen, negotiation/relationship building and supplier management skills

To apply for the role of Moulding Engineer please send an up to date CV via email to Rebecca Gibbs @ Consilium Recruit and get in touch by phone ASAP to discuss this and other relevant potential opportunities.
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