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Job Ref:  204708308
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Middlesex
City:  Middlesex
Post Code:  HA0
Salary:  £25000 - £30000/annum
24/10/2016 10:07
Role profile BUYER

Incumbent: Refer to organisation chart Reports to: Chief Buyer
Team Purchasing
Education ONC / BTEC Level 3 and or CIPS qualified and or equivalent experience in a similar role.
Articulate with good verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Experience: Knowledge and experience of MRP/ERP systems.
Knowledge of JIT, Kanban and other modern manufacturing control techniques preferred.
Stock and consignment stock management systems.
Extensive experience of purchasing.
Maintaining of KPIs.

Job Purpose / Objectives:

To work with the purchasing team to develop, maintain and improve the companies purchasing function and supplier base to meet the companies objectives, cost and stock holding parameters.

Purchase materials to meet the company's inventory targets
Ensure PO's are placed with accurate delivery date requirement information and delivered from the supplier on time.
Liaise with suppliers and inform internal customers of all relevant information regarding changes in prices movements, delivery lead times and individual supply issues.
Advising the company's financial management on obsolete stock provisions
Dealing with invoice and delivery queries
Liaise with other departments to achieve company goals.
Maintain effective communication through all levels of the company.
Make continuous improvement part of the culture.
Understand and achieve KPIs.
Maintain a positive company image.
Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the Company's quality and environmental standards

Maintain and update supplier files.
Regularly review Kanban stock levels and re-order quantities.
Assist in maintenance of the purchasing computer information system.
Maintain and assist in the improvement of the buying report.
Maintenance of purchasing and supplier records

Help develop KPIs to review supplier performance.
Report monthly cost savings to the departmental lead.
Collate and produce weekly report.

Tendering exercises (by commodity) to identify new opportunities and cost savings.
Effective negotiation of prices and on time delivery from suppliers.
Assist with the reduction of Expo suppliers.

Take actions where targets are not being met.
Drive cost efficiencies and purchasing improvements throughout all processes.
Consolidate purchases of materials to achieve maximum economic benefit with fewer purchase orders.

Lean CI:
Support the continuous improvement activities; participate and encourage idea generation.
When appropriate take part in data capture and workshops.
Work towards 5S workplace organisation.
Support visual management of information such as metrics and KPIs in the department.
Ensure actions are completed to target.

Monitor and maintain quality, on time and in full deliveries from suppliers.
Support Quality Department in returning parts to supplier where appropriate.
Standard Operating Procedures are worked to.
Take any corrective actions to improve supplier performance
Be on time with excellent attendance, adhere to company policy and procedures, assist others and seek to improve in all aspects of work.
Establish a professional relationship with Expo's key suppliers.
Safety: Adhere to company policy. Ensure safe working. Wear appropriate PPE.
Environment: Adhere to company policy. Recycle waste correctly.

This role profile is not intended to be exhaustive, the job holder will on occasions be expected to perform tasks and support the business as required delivering the business objectives identified.

Role profiles are also regarded a live document and are subject to continued review and will be updated
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