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manager Buyer (aerospace automotive)- Management

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Industry: Management

Company: Soloman

Location: Surrey

Salary: £28000 - £32000/annum

manager Buyer (aerospace automotive)- ManagementDescription: The position (manager Buyer) is a key role in the success of the business. Good opportunity for a mechanical parts Buyer -- from engineering manufacturing back ground. All day to day purchasing as well as project based purchasing is carried out by the team of Buyers and so close teamwork with Production, Project Management and Sales is essential. Tasks & Responsibilities To effectively source new suppliers for new parts and new services ensuring compliance with industrial standards. Purchase parts for demand through MRP System. Prepare/issue requests for proposals, quotations, and purchase orders to suppliers in accordance with operating procedures. Support complex and very high value parts negations by gathering and interpreting data from existing and potential suppliers and by participating in internal customer or supplier meetings, Identify cost saving opportunities, implement plans to achieve costs savings. Skill requirements • Experience working in an Engineering/manufacturing environment is essential. • Experience of purchasing from subcontract manufacturing companies is essential. • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings. • High level of PC literacy; especially in Excel. • Experience of an ERP system essential, Navision ERP system desirable (but not essential as training will be given • Experience of initiating, negotiating, finalising and formalising • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and sense of urgency • Ability to travel throughout the UK with some European travel • Commitment and ability to work accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines • Good analysis and communication (written and oral) skills essential

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