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Job Ref:  68577975
Employer:  My Job Matcher
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Croydon
Post Code:  CR0
11/10/2016 16:36
Technical Buyer - Manufacturing A salary of c36k - 41k will be offered + benefits Mon-Thur 8.45-4.45 & 8-12.30pm Friday We currently have an immediate permanent position for an experienced Technical Buyer to join a world leading manufacturer of specialist detection equipment Role Purpose: To place purchase orders for parts as required and to provide technical decisions in support of materials purchased. To review the MRP system demand and place purchase/works NA place items on Kanban with suppliers, reviewing demand and lead time to ensure stock is kept to a minimumTo make technical decisions in response to information requested by both suppliers and internal departments Duties and Responsibilities: Interface with suppliers to achieve targets and objectivesReview data to make decisions on items to put on Kanban, setting up internal systems to deal with the demand triggersProactively negotiating with suppliers to ensure the price and delivery is metMeeting targets for items on Kanban, price and deliveryMaking decisions on alternative supply of materials, if requiredUnderstand the requirement for the approval and purchase of fully traceable materials, the understanding and comparison of material chemical/mechanical specifications to those specified by the customer and the ability to follow through with the decision making process to select suitable conforming materialKeeping cost down by managing the product purchasing in an efficient wayVisiting suppliers to assess capabilities, both current and prospective alternativesPlan and procure materials from approved suppliers to support achievement of production plan in line with agreed timelines. Competence, Qualifications, Skills and Experience: Background in EngineeringQualifications and experience in electro mechanical and/or manufacturing buyingCIPS or qualified by experienceGood problem solving and team working skills, able to work under own initiativeApproachable professional manner and good inter-personal skills IT literate including standard office packages and experience of using MRP on a regular basisExperience of materials including certification and alternativesAbility to read and understand engineering drawingsHave an understanding of manufacturing processes including lean. We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application. Syntech Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this position.
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