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Artis Recruitment Ltd

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My client is a global organisation looking to recruit a Buyer or Senior Buyer depending on the level of experience of the successful candidate. The role will work closely with the Procurement Manager and team, with specific focus on buying complex engineered parts / motors. You will have a proven background in engineered parts, with ideally a strong ability to read, interpret and translate engineering drawings.

You must also have a proven ability to operate in a fast paced environment, being adaptable and welcome to change.

Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating best cost, delivery terms and payment terms
  • Manage total supplier delivery performance, support supplier business reviews and manage and monitor OTIF and Overdue performance metrics
  • Management of the purchase requisitions for timely placement of PO’s and sub-contract orders as required
  • Ensure appropriate quality instructions and customer requirements are provided to suppliers
  • Coordinate delivery status, communicate internally and manage any recovery
  • Manage import of goods with detailed management of ITAR and related customs regulatory requirements
  • Management of risk, with appropriate escalation
  • Support supplier selection and assessment process
  • A Senior Buyer would deputise for the Procurement Manager when necessary. As well as mentor and develop the skills of buyers in the direct procurement team

Buyer experience:

  • Proven experience in buying complex engineered parts. Experience in other commodities an advantage
  • Previous experience in either Automotive or Aerospace procurement
  • Inter-operational process management experience, with a good knowledge of purchasing procedures
  • Trained in continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Good project management skills

Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, bonus, 25 days holiday, private health care, and a long list of flexible benefits.

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    Paul Bryan

    Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

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