Location: East of England, Lincoln, United Kingdom
Job DescriptionOn behalf of our client I am looking for a Technically aware Junior Buyer.
The company is a leading manufacturer of gas turbines. You will be working in the buying dept purchasing complex core engine parts as well as contributing to various outsourcing projects and key strategic suppliers.
What are my responsibilities?
Purchase of complex Core engine components and processes
Commercial/technical negotiation with key strategic suppliers
Contributing on outsourcing projects with key suppliers which involves driving these projects within Siemens to ensure successful completion
Align with strategy for the purchase of core engine components
Working within current and new supplier base. Ensure continuity of supply chain and driving business improvement initiatives
Carrying out all purchasing activities in the area of operative materials for which the post-holder is responsible, with a medium to high degree of difficulty and/or larger Purchasing Volumes/Values, with the objective of optimizing supply base and generating a contribution to operating profit/EBIT. For strategic material support Lead Buyer/ Key Commodity Manager where applicable.
What do I need to qualify for this job?
CIPS / Minimum of 2 years in manufacturing environment - Desirable
Degree, BTEC Manufacturing/Design Engineering
Practical experience in manufacturing environment essential (ability to read technical drawings and specifications)
Conversant with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel - Intermediate level)
SAP knowledge would be useful
If the above is of interest please reply with a CV to the details attached.
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