Tactical Buyer

Ipswich, Suffolk

Job Status:

£35000 - £40000 /

Ref J3882_1613990971

  • Engineering

Due to progression within the company this well known engineering business are looking for a Tactical Buyer who’s worked in a manufacturing environment. This business are at the cutting edge of their industry and have a strong focus on R&D.

Please see below what they’re looking for:

Interrogates demand, analyses against business requirements and manages material demands in alignment with the business needs.

Can interpret bills of materials, specifications and drawings to deliver the best outcomes.

Ensures that the quantities and quality standards of materials purchased are aligned to the contracted arrangements. Able to identify and prioritise delivery of key materials with suppliers to ensure sufficient supply is available..

Proactively expedites material orders and deliveries, taking actions to escalate appropriately when any risk is identified and or schedules are impacted.

Develops good working relationships with key suppliers and ensures we maximise their delivery performance. * Ensures compliance with organisational procedures and processes, acts as a guide and mentor to more junior colleagues.

Where appropriate works with internal stakeholders and customers to identify added value opportunities. * Manages all ‘standard working’ operations / activities and ensures they are carried out in adherence with stipulated timescales.

Where appropriate liaise with key internal departments to ensure that required materials and or products meet the correct specifications, quality and are readily available for use.

Compile RFQ /I’s for identified material requirements as necessary & can interpret & analyse the links between cost; price & margin.

Monitor cost compliance, take remedial action on any apparent deviations, offering appropriate value solutions as mitigation.

Diagnoses the causes of delivery failure, undertakes root cause analysis and takes action to prevent re-occurrences.

Previous Procurement / Purchasing / Tactical or Strategic buying experience in a similar Supply Chain role.

BSc / BEng /BA in business or technical discipline is desired.

MCIPS / Certification in CIPS is highly desired.

At Tec Partners we are committed to being an inclusive organisation that provides equality of opportunity to all in terms of employment, recruitment and the service we provide to our customers. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Job Information

Job Reference: J3882_1613990971
Salary From: £35000
Salary To: £40000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Ipswich, Suffolk
Job Types: Permanent

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