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Advertiser: JVP Jobs

Job Title: Buyer (Manufacturing)
Location:Runcorn, Cheshire, England
Rate:£20K.0000 to £50K. Per Year
Description: Buyer (Manufacturing)

If you're an experienced buyer within manufacturing / production, this is a superb opportunity to join a highly reputable global manufacturing business, in a role where you can utilise your purchasing expertise and superior negotiations skills to deliver exceptional results and develop your career further.

Who will I be working with?

Héroux-Devtek is an international company specialising in the design, development, manufacture, integration, testing and repair and overhaul of landing gear and actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market. Founded in 1942, the business has a rich history which includes manufacturing the landing gear for the Apollo Lunar Module which landed on the moon's surface in 1969.

Héroux-Devtek's global reputation for quality and reliability exists thanks to the achievements of its employees, and the business truly believes in providing employees with continuous training and professional development, and fosters a strong entrepreneurial culture where each team member has a distinct role to play in the success of the business.

So, what will the role of Buyer entail?

As a Buyer you will be responsible for negotiating price and delivery of commodities as well as supporting cost reduction initiatives, and supporting commodity sourcing strategies. Your duties will also include, but not be limited to:

* Actioning buyer reports and managing order books
* Being the 'buyer' single point of contact for a nominated platform
* Managing long-term agreements (LTA), as well as request for quotation (RFQ) processes
* Supporting the supplier development process as well as supplier business reviews
* Optimising inventories in line with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
* Updating and maintaining pricing tables
* Dealing with invoice queries and supplier rejects

What will I need to be considered for this Buyer vacancy?

* Proven experience with machine component buying, within a manufacturing/production environment
* Good level of engineering knowledge
* Solid understanding of cost drivers and the best practices for purchasing
* Excellent communication, negotiation and organisation skills
* Cost driven and commercially minded with superb analytical skills
* Self-motivated with a flexible approach to work
* Good level of IT literacy

Although not essential, CIPS accreditation would be highly advantageous.

What will I receive in return?

Salary: Competitive, level dependent on experience

Additional Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company pension scheme, and salary sacrifice healthcare scheme

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: Full time, working Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4.30pm and Friday 8am to 1pm

Location: Runcorn

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Buyer (Manufacturing) vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Héroux-Devtek. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Héroux-Devtek, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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Skills Required: Buyer (Manufacturing)
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
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Reference: 2132 Added: 27-12-2017
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