0845 257 6686
Bideford upon Avon
£35,000 - £37,000 & 5%
To create and manage material PO’s to ensure adequate piece parts to fulfil the production plan.
Manage supplier relationships, agree areas and actions for improvements in OTIF schedule adherence.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
£28,000 - £32,000
To manage indirect sourcing for the company, including ORM (Operations Resource Management) equipment and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) materials and equipment needs.
Always present a professional image of oneself, the department and the company
£30,000 - £32,000
Responsible for sourcing and managing a portfolio of suppliers and negotiating contracts in accordance with the Company's needs in terms of price, quality and delivery. Achieve and Monitor annual savings in line with budget targets.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
•To source and identify best supplier for commodity range
•To negotiate contracts with suppliers for direct and indirect material: price, batch, delivery condition, warranty condition, consignment stock and tooling
•To liaise with Engineering Design Department and manage supplier selection for new product introduction and place orders for sample and tooling.
•To create annual savings plan in line with Group Purchasing Targets
•To achieve / monitor actual savings achieved in line with budget targets and report updates to Corporate Purchasing team as necessary.
•Work and liaise with the Corporate Strategic Sourcing team.
•To support Operational purchasing team in lead times negotiations if required to fulfil specific customer requirements.
•To update SAP supplier information records and source lists for any new change of supply
•Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required within the scope of the role.
Proficiency in Mathematics and English Language
Proficiency in SAP and Microsoft Office Systems (Excel and Access)
Engineering component buying/Sourcing experience
CIPS Certification or equivalent purchasing module (DESIRABLE)
Proven ability to negotiate contracts with suppliers
Proven ability to build strong relationships with suppliers
Demonstrative proactive approach and initiative in problem solving
Ability to communicate and interface diplomatically and effectively with all levels of the organisation, external suppliers etc
Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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This role would be suitable for someone that had 12 months plus experience within the Purchasing environment or an Assistant Buyer looking to gain training within a fantastic company
Key role responsibilities
What we expect from you
Schedule: Monday to Friday. 0830 - 1700
Salary: 22,000, Up to £33,000, dependant on experience
Reporting to the Managing Director, we are looking for an ambitious and tenacious buyer to join our established commercial team. As part of this team, you will be responsible for buying scrap aluminium and general raw materials for our aluminium ingot production. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, well-established, and profitable business. We use a successful commercial platform and full training will be provided to enable the candidate to fully understand material types and buying processes, coupled with the opportunity for up-skilling and career development.
Originally established over 60 years ago , based in Gloucester is a highly respected manufacturer of high-grade aluminium casting alloys, master alloys and grain refining products all in accordance with internationally recognised specifications. They have an international customer base and are widely regarded as an important global metal's trader.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Skills and Experience:
Monday to Friday - 8:45 to 5pm
We are currently recruiting for an Export Operator to join our clients airfreight team. The individual will be responsible for providing a comprehensive customer support service within the Airfreight department.
Follow strict and time sensitive SOP's/KPI's to ensure compliance
*Work closely with internal and external customers
*Invoicing and job costing
*Good knowledge of export customs entries
*Regular customer communication
*Ensure all reports including internal and customer specific are completed within the deadline
*Resolve queries from customers and suppliers
*Operate within companies QA system
*Any other tasks as directed by their line manager
*To carry out all department activities in accordance with industry best practice, ISO, standard operating procedures, regulatory compliance and H & S..
*To have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.
*To maintain folders and files within the operating system to ensure data collaboration is available.
*To complete all daily work schedules in line with approved department procedures and deadlines.
*To ensure that all Customs policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.
*To ensure that instructions from your line manager/supervisor are carried out effectively and efficiently in the interest of the business at all times.
Desired Skills and Experience
*Ideally a minimum of 3 years Export experience
*Knowledge of multi-modal Export processes
*IATA airway bills.
*High level of customer service skills
Required Behavioural Competencies:
*Problem solving skills
*Procedure and SOP writing skills
*Proactive approach to understand pitfalls and service limitations
*Customer service driven
*Profitability and result-oriented and always looking for improvement in our business processes
*Knowledge of Customs Tariff and Procedures
*Key Account Procedure Knowledge
*Willingness to work flexible hours as the business requires
*Able to work collaboratively as part of a team
*Effective written and verbal communication skills
*Ability to take responsibility for own workload
*Ability to work in a fast paced environment with variable requests being made
*Self-motivated and enthusiastic approach to work at all levels
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a good level of experience minimum 5 years in International Freight Forwarding operations, of handling all aspects Shipping Documentation
WorkForce Office are responsible for filling hundreds of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories; Clerical and Administration, Call Centre, Customer Services, Sales and Business Development, Secretarial and PA, Professional and Management. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
£35,000 - £45,000
To procure materials, parts and services for field erected and factory assembled towers, warranty and spares. To track and expedite all materials for the UK factory assembled product and to process financial invoices/sales orders/costing issues.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Purchasing all UK specified materials for field erected projects
• Purchasing materials for warranty, aftermarket and factory assembled projects
• Tracking and reporting on incoming parts relating to the build schedule and forecast
• Highlighting any issues or potential problems with UK purchased parts at the weekly Supply chain outlook meeting
• Processing orders on QTC and SAP systems
• Booking in orders for labour/services and all materials that do not deliver directly to the Worcester plant
• Running the exception report in SAP to capture unwanted purchases
• Creating and monitoring shortage reports for all parts
• Arranging transport for the collection of materials from Europe, Asia and the USA
• Managing the delivery of stock from offsite storage locations to the Worcester plant and co-ordinating the transport of materials to and from local suppliers
• Physically counting stock, inputting counts and rectifying stock issues and variances as part of annual stock take
• Identifying any rectifying issues with customer sales orders to ensure invoices can be raised for work carried out by SPX
• Identifying and implementing process improvements.
• Logging supplier issues and errors in the ETQ continuous improvement system and attending supplier performance meetings
• Carrying out month/year end activities including audits, system housekeeping, GRIR and PO reversals
• Support Training new starters on the procurement functions of the SAP system
• Run Strategic Sourcing projects to reduce cost and improve supplier base
• Work with vendors to assure necessary quality and OTD metrics
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
• In depth knowledge of the SAP system, specifically the procurement and materials management functions
• Good understanding of Supply chain management and international logistics
• Extensive experience in building supplier relationships and managing vendors effectively
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely via a range of modern media and face to face
• Excellent time management
• Able to manage a high work load and identify and prioritise the most important tasks
• Can delegate tasks effectively
• Able to work to deadlines on large projects
• Strong planning skills
• Able to negotiate prices and lead times with suppliers
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required Education / Experience
• Educated to degree level
• Experience in supply chain
• Experience of the SAP ERP system
£40,000 - £55,000
Reporting directly into the Head Buyer, this role is responsible for providing purchasing and material support within the company, sourcing the most cost-effective materials to meet the site requirements. The successful candidate will have excellent negotiation skills and interpersonal skills to build relationships internally and manage supplier relationships.
Key role responsibilities
What we expect from you
Engineering Technical Purchaser
Position - Technical Buyer
Location - Willenhall
Salary – dependent on experience
The Background and Role
An innovative organisation in a specialist defence related industry is looking for a multi-skilled Technical Buyer to join their team.
The successful candidate will have experience in working in a project based mechanical engineering environment with a detailed knowledge of technical procurement. You need to be familiar with both electrical and mechanical engineering processes and will possess a relevant qualification (ONC/D). You will be required to support both the M & E development demands of the company in a quick and efficient manner to ensure our customers’ tight timescales are met.
Primary Job Function;
Use key skills in technical procurement to support company projects and financial objectives.
Experience in small batch manufacturing.
Knowledge of design software
Knowledge of electro-pneumatic equipment
Experience of working in a small team environment.
Preferably 5 years in engineering manufacturing environment.
Relevant purchasing/procurement qualification to minimum ONC/D level
Must be a UK national and will need to pass security vetting upon employment.